(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has forewings which can vary in colour from white through yellow to pale brown. The forewings sometimes each have a vague dark spot by the tornus. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the moths is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 5.5.
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Sunday, October 10, 2010.
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera. Part I. Xyloryctidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), p. 65, No. 67.
(written 1 January 2019, updated 12 September 2020)