Xylorycta haplochroa (Turner, 1898)
(one synonym : Lichenaula umbrosa T.P. Lucas, 1900)
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 forewings with black speckles, darkening towards the <inner margins. The hindwings are pale grey. The legs are off-white.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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


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    (written 28 October 2014)