(formerly known as Cryptolechia undulatella)
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species live in a tubular shelter formed from a foodplant leaf. The caterpillars have been found feeding on a number of plants including
The adult moths have a large dark brown semicircle edged in white on each forewing. The head and thorax are hairy and white.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 22.18, p. 227.
Lichenaula undulatella, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Sunday, July 11, 2010.
(updated 19 April 2009)