(previously known as Cryptophaga opalina)
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have black and white patches on each forewing. The hindwings are fawn fading to white at the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, plate 6.10, p. 230.
Cryptophasa opalina, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Monday, August 30, 2010.
(updated 23 August 2008)