(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are white with forewings that have a pattern of bent black lines, a fringe of golden hairs along the margin, and a dark brown line along the hind margin. The head is covered in golden hairs. The moths have a wingspan about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Xylorycta ophiogramma, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 219.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 77.
(updated 16 May 2012)