Epidesmia phoenicina Turner, 1929
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epidesmia phoenicina
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this speciess are rusty brown with a dark-edged yellow line across each wing.

Epidesmia phoenicina
female
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.

    Epidesmia phoenicina
    female, underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)


    Further reading :

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 54 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Oenochromidae (Lepidoptera) I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 54, Part 5 (1929), pp. 502-503, No. 60.


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    (updated 6 May 2011)