(formerly known as Cryptolechia hospita)
(Photo: courtesy of Dominic Funnell, Mission River, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has bluish-grey forewings, each with dark markings, and a large diffuse pale yellowish area at the base and along the costa. The hindwings are pale yellow, darkening towards the margins.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (1875), list of Plate 138, and also Plate 138, fig. 57.
Gonioma, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Friday, July 30, 2010.
(updated 17 January 2011, 12 July 2019, 9 September 2022)