Illidgea epigramma (Meyrick, 1890)
(formerly known as Cryptophaga epigramma)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have variable patchy grey or brown forewings. The hindwings are plain brown, darkening towards the margins.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Illidgea, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Thursday, July 29, 2010.


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    (written 12 November 2014)