Metaprotus magnifica (Meyrick, 1887)
(formerly known as Siculodes magnifica) SIMAETHISTIDAE,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are dark brown with two broad yellow bands across each wing, and yellow between the segments of the abdomen.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 200.


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    (written 25 July 2017)