(previously known as Nycterobius russata)
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has rusty red forewings, and yellow hindwings. It has a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species occurs in
and the north of Australia including
Further reading :
Cryptophasa russata, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, August 18, 2010.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 218.
(updated 4 December 2004, 17 April 2013)