Lichenaula circumsignata T.P. Lucas, 1900
Lichenaula circumsignata T.P. Lucas, 1900, New Species of Queensland Lepidoptera. Proc. R. Soc. Qld. 15: 137-161. Syntype(s) SAMA "4 or 5" ♂♀, May Orchard, Brisbane, Qld.
Lichenaula circumsignata T.P. Lucas, 1900. Common, in Nielsen, Edwards, & Rangsi, 1996, Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera, 4: i-xiv, 1-529 & CD-ROM .
Lichenaula circumsignata T.P. Lucas, 1900. Beccaloni, G. W., Scoble, M. J., Robinson, G. S. & Pitkin, B. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/lepindex [accessed 23 April 2010].
Xylorycta circumsignata (T.P. Lucas, 1900). Beccaloni, G. W., Scoble, M. J., Robinson, G. S. & Pitkin, B. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/lepindex [accessed 23 April 2010].
Lichenaula circumsignata T.P. Lucas, 1900. Edwards, E. D. (2003), Xyloryctinae. Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/fauna/afd/taxa/XYLORYCTINAE [accessed 18 June 2010].
Original description, T.P. Lucas, 1901
LICHENAULA CIRCUMSIGNATA NOV. SP.
♂♀ 22-24 mm. Head and face white. Palpi and antennae grey. Thorax iron grey, dotted with black; a band of white anteriorly; epaulettes lighter grey. Abdomen light drab, with bands of darker drab; a spot of ferruginous fuscous on first segment. Forewings elongate, costa gently rounded, hindmargin obliquely rounded, white, freely dusted with iron grey, and black linear markings, and diffused slaty grey patches. Forewings with two black dots separate or indistinctly united at base of costa and base of wing, opposite centre; a straight line from before 1/8 costa, to within 1/3 hindmargin, where it becomes a slaty diffusion; a third concave line in disc, extending over middle third of wing; a short bracket line 2/3 spans 1/3 of wing, but rather nearer costa than inner margin; four slaty grey lines from costa, the first beyond ½ reaching 1/3 across wing, the remaining three nearer costa short; a wavy slaty grey line or effusion beyond second costal line to inner margin at ¾; a subterminal diffused band of same colour, and a row of terminal spots forming a more or less interrupted line. Cilia white, bordered with grey. Hindwings fuscous drab, with veins darker. Cilia drab, with a dark line at base on a fine light grey line. May Orchard, Brisbane; 4 or 5 taken at light.
Distribution: Queensland. Endemic. (Edwards, 2003).