Lycid-mimicking Moth
Grey Bark Moth
Leaf-case Moths
Wattle Concealer Moth
Banded Concealer Moth I
Banded Concealer Moth II 
Purple Banded Concealer I
Purple-banded Concealer II
Banded Concealer Moth III 
Tube Concealer Moth
Tunnel Concealer Moth 
Banded Concealer Moth IV
Concealer Moth Caterpillars
Banded Timber Moth
Gum Tree Borer Moth
White Timber Moth I
Mottled Timber Moth
Bark Timber Moth
White Timber Moth II
Timber Moth Caterpillars 
Small Grey Moth
Small Banded Moth
Narrow-winged Moth 
Gelechid Moth 
Long-horned Moth
Unknown in this Group


Banded Timber Moth - Lichenaula sp.

Family Xyloryctidae

This page contains information and pictures about Banded Timber Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 15mm
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Pictures taken on Oct 2009, Anstead Forest. It is believed their larvae feed on lichens or on leaves, live in silk tube shelter. 
1. Zonopetala alypa - Caterpillars of Australian Moths - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008. 
2. Australian Moths Online - CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences 2011.  
3. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p227.

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Last updated: August 03, 2011.