(previously known as Simaethis ophiosema)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adults of this species have forewings and hindwings that have a complex pattern of orange and brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
as well as in Australia in:
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 20 (1896), pp. 167-168.
(updated 25 October 2008)