(one synonym is Simaethis pyrrhoclista Meyrick, 1922)
CHOREUTINAE, CHOREUTIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, 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 :
Description of Australian Micro-lepidoptera IV Tineina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 5, Number 2 (1880), p. 211.
Volume 2 (1922), p. 486.
(written 7 September 2018)