(previously known as Cryptophaga platypedimela)
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, with dark bands across the margin, the middle, and the base. The hindwings are plain yellow. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in the north of Australia including
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Saturday, August 28, 2010.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 218.
(updated 17 January 2011, 10 July 2019)