Celerena griseofusa Warren, 1896
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Celerena griseofusa
(Photo: courtesy of Graham McDonald, taken in northern Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are grey, with variable yellow markings. The hindwings are yellow with broad dark grey edges. The wingspan is about 6 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Graham J. McDonald,
    Moths of Tropical North Queensland,
    Metamorphosis Australia,
    Issue 75 (December 2014), pp. 7-12, Figure 3.
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Papuan Region,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 281.


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    (written 18 February 2015)