(previously known as Simaethis periploca)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adults of this species have forewings with a complex pattern of orange, brown, white and grey. The hindwings are a plain brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 38 (1913), pp. 210-211.
(updated 28 March 2010, 9 January 2020)