Lichenaula onychodes Turner, 1898
XYLORYCTIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lichenaula onychodes
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species have grey wings with several currved black lines across each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Lichenaula onychodes, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Wednesday, July 14, 2010.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 219.


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    (updated 29 April 2011)