Miscera androgyna Turner, 1913
(formerly known as Balataea androgyna)
BRACHODIDAE,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Miscera androgyna
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

These adult moths yellow forewings, each with a large dark brown mark in the middle, and a brown line along the costa and around the margin. The hindwings are yellow, each with a brown band around the edge. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.

    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 38 (1913), p. 203.


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    (written 2 June 2019)