Choreutis limonias (Meyrick, 1907)
(previously known as Simaethis limonias)
CHOREUTINAE ,   CHOREUTIDAE ,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Choreutis limonias
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Jindalba, Queensland)

The adults of this species have forewings with bands of orange, brown, and grey, each forewing with a vague eyespot near the middle. The hindwings are brown streaked with orange near the bases. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1907), pp. 111-112, No. 207.


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    (written 5 April 2014)