(previously known as Simaethis limonias)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(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
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), pp. 111-112, No. 207.
(written 5 April 2014)