Cryptophasa phycidoides (T.P. Lucas, 1901)
(previously known as Cryptophaga phycidoides)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have grey and white streaks on each forewing. The hindwings are fawn fading to white at the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Cryptophasa phycidoides, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Saturday, August 28, 2010.


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    (written 30 September 2012)