SESIINAE, SESIIDAE, SESIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species look remarkably like wasps, but have a wider connection between the thorax and abdomen. The moths transparent wings with a metallic sheen.
The species occurs in
and aslo in Australia in
Further reading :
Microlepidoptera of New Guinea, Results of the Third Archbold Expedition (American-Netherlands Indian Expedition 1938-1939) Part IV,
Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen,
Series 2, Volume 50, Part 1 (1954), p. 185.
New records and a revised checklist of the Australian clearwing moths (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae),
Journal of the Australian Entomological Society,
Volume 40, Part 4 (October 2001), pp. 342-348.
(written 12 March 2017)