(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has white forewings each with a dark brown pattern, including a dark band along the margin. The hindwings are dark grey, each with a narrow white band along the margin. The moths have a pale head and prothorax, and a dark grey abdomen. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
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 15 January 2011, 30 April 2019)