Thallogama aellographa Turner, 1947
(formerly known as Boarmia aellographa)
BOARMINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thallogama aellographa
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with broad dark areas at the margins and at the bases of the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Thallogama aellographa
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    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. 3 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 84-85, No. 32.


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    (written 22 May 2015)