Cryptophasa themerodes Turner, 1904
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have patchy brown forewings. The hindwings are pale brown, shading darker towards the margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Cryptophasa themerodes, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Tuesday, August 17, 2010.


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    (written 30 September 2012)