(formerly known as Simaethis albimaculana)
BRENTHIINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bishop Museum, Hawaii)
The Caterpillars of this species are pale yellow and grow to a length of about 6 mm.
The adults have dark brown wings with white patches.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Drie Nieuwe Choreutinen,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 18 (1875), pp. 77-78, and also Plate 6, fig. 5.
(updated 2 March 2009, 21 March 2015)