(one synonym: Simaethis hypocalla Lower, 1905)
BRENTHIINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan)
The adults of this species have mottled brown wings with white speckles, and with three black patches along each forewing margin, each patch having white spots. The hindwings each have a vague white spot in the middle, and a grey and a pale brown 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)