Euthorybeta xanthoplaca Turner, 1913
BRACHODIDAE,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

These adult moths have dark brown forewings. each with scattered white markings. The hindwings are orange each with a broad black band around the edge. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 38 (1913), p. 201.


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    (written 15 November 2018)