(previously known as Simaethis metallica)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(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 brown with orange patches. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species is found in
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.
(updated 21 April 2009)