Arcina fulgorigera Walker, 1863
(one synonym: Prorocrania argyritis Turner, 1904)
OENOCHROMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have a bold pattern of brown and silvery-white zigzag lines on the forewings. The hindwings are plain pale brown each with a vague dark spot near the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera...with synonomic notes and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), p. 226.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 26 (1863), p. 1744,


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    (written 27 October 2018)