Choreutis metallica (Turner, 1898)
(previously known as Simaethis metallica)
CHOREUTINAE ,   CHOREUTIDAE ,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Choreutis metallica
(Photo: courtesy of Debbie Bray, Charters Towers, Queensland)

The adults of this species have forewings with a pattern of shades of brown, and a sinuous silvery line winding across them. The hindwings are a plain brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of new Microlepidoptera from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 22 (1898), pp. 202-203.


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    (updated 21 April 2009)