Cryptolechia flavolineata (Walker, 1864)
(previously known as Cryptophasa flavolineata)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cryptophasa flavolineata
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has off-white wings, with three orange lines along each forewing, including one along the costa.

The species occurs in the north of Australia including

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Peter Hendry,
    Mt Glorious- Saturday 28th November 2009,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 56 (March 2010), pp. 32-33,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.

    Ian McMillan,
    Cryptophasa flavolineata, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Thursday, September 16, 2010.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 217.


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    (updated 17 January 2011)