Synemon austera Meyrick, 1891
Austere Sun Moth
CASTNIIDAE,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with white markings, and dark brown hindwings with orange markings. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species is found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Description of New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 14 (1891), p. 189.


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    (written 26 August 2018, updated 28 AUgust 2018)