The adults often have metallic patterns and are diurnal. They walk in a characteristic jerky manner and often curl their wings when at rest.      [20 Aust. species]

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


Saptha libanota

Choreutis emplecta Choreutis ophiosema Choreutis periploca

filename: gvc4822 filename: gvc9021 Choreutid sp. 1  


Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)

E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.



Moths of Australia

Ian F.B. Common

Melbourne University Press, 1990

Page 290