Xylorycta stereodesma Lower, 1902
(one synonym : Xylorycta prospicua Meyrick, 1914)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Xylorycta stereodesma
(Photo: courtesy of: Donald Hobern)

The adult moth is white with two black stripes on each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown and shiny. The abdomen and head are yellow.

The species is found in:

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Xylorycta stereodesma, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.


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    (updated 18 April 2009)