Catoryctis eugramma Meyrick, 1890
(previously known as Peltophora eugramma)
XYLORYCTIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Catoryctis eugramma
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

This adult moth has white forewings, each with brown streaks. The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Cosmaresta eugramma
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in:

  • Queenskland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera, Part I, Xyloryctidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 13 (1890), p. 43, No. 31.


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    (updated 13 September 2020)