Xylorycta flavicosta (T.P. Lucas, 1894)
(formerly known as Cryptophaga flavicosta)
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 white or grey forewings, each sometimes with a black wingtip, black marks along the margin, and a yellow line along the costa. The hindwings are a shiny pale grey or brown. The legs are yellow.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Xylorycta flavicosta, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.


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    (written 28 October 2014)