(one synonym: Simaethis hypocalla Lower, 1905)
BRENTHIINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adults of this species have mottled brown wings with white speckles, and with four black patches along each forewing margin, each patch having white spots. The hindwings each have a vague white spot in the middle, and a silvery grey submarginal arc.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Philipp C. Zeller,
Horae Societatis entomologicae vossicae, variis semonibus in Russia usitatis editae,
Volume 13 (1877), pp. 172-173, and also Plate 2, fig. 61.
(written 6 April 2014, updated 24 April 2020, 26 June 2021)