(formerly known as Hypertricha stenadelpha)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has speckled brown forewings, each with two incomplete grey stripes. The hindwings are brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the moths is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera, No. XXII,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 29 (1905), pp. 110-111.
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Monday, October 11, 2010.
(written 1 January 2019)