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
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Gum Tree Borer Moth - Cryptophasa balteata

Family Xyloryctidae

This page contains information and pictures about Gum Tree Borer Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 20mm
This is a male moth with forewings and hindwings shiny white in colour, with three black dots on middle of each forewings and a line of black dots around the margin. Their caterpillars live in Gum tree trunk, feed on wood and bark. 
Pictures were taken on Nov 2000 outside our house in Eight Mile Plain.


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Last updated: August 03, 2011.