(one synonym: Tortyra sybaritis Meyrick, 1912)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have dark golden brown forewings with a green iridescence, each with a pattern including an iridescent green transverse band.
The hindwings are brown with pale streaks. The antennae each have a white area two thirds toward the tip. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions Malayan Micro-lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1910, pp. 463-464.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 109.
(updated 16 April 2011, 5 April 2014, 29 July 2019)