Synemon leucospila Meyrick, 1891
Yellow-spotted 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 are brown with pale yellow spots on all four wings. 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. 188.


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    (written 27 August 2018)