Paradromulia ambigua Warren, 1896
(one synonym : Selidosema leucodesma Turner, 1904)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Paradromulia ambigua
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The ambiguous moth of this species is greyish-brown, with either a pattern of dark lines, or with broad blue-black bands across the wings, or even with several white patches on each wing.

Paradromulia ambigua
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland and
  • New South Wales.

    Paradromulia ambigua
    (Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 69.

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 301, No. 70.


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    (updated 8 August 2013)