(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 wingspan is about 2 cms.
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, 12 July 2019)