(formerly known as Cryptophaga flavicosta)
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on the foliage of various Gum trees (MYRTACEAE) including
The adult moths 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 fawn. The legs are yellow. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
(written 28 October 2014, updated 12 July 2019)