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White Timber Moth II - Xylorycta sp.

Family Xyloryctidae

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

Body length 20mm
The larvae of Xylorycta sp. are either live in tunnel in stem of host plants while collect and feed on leaves during the night, or live in tubular silk shelters amongst foliage. They are related with Banksia or Hakea.
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Photos were taken in Anstead Forest on Apr 2009. 
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Mar 2010, Mt Coot-tha 
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Aug 2009, Anstead Forest

1. Eochrois callianassa (Meyrick, 1883) - Caterpillars of Australian Moths - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008.
2. Xylorycta assimilis Turner, 1900 - Caterpillars of Australian Moths - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008. 

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Last updated: August 06, 2011.