(also known as Xylorycta viduata)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has brown streaky forewings. The hindwings are off-white. The wingspan of the moths is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
The genus to which this species belongs is currently unclear.
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Monday, April 26, 2010.
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 85, No. 46.
(written 7 January 2019)