(previously known as Simaethis emplecta)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adults of this species have forewings with a complex pattern of orange, brown, white and grey. The hindwings are a plain brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 53 (1941), p. 93.
(updated 16 July 2008, 13 October 2013, 21 January 2016)