Choreutis periploca (Turner, 1913)
(previously known as Simaethis periploca)
CHOREUTINAE,   CHOREUTIDAE,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Choreutis periploca
(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 Queensland.


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
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.


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(updated 28 March 2010)