Pachyplocia atmocyma (Turner, 1917)
(one synonym : Boarmia loxosticha Turner, 1947)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pachyplocia atmocyma
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Boarmia loxosticha)

The adult moths of this species have streaky brown wings, including a small oval transparent window near the base of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Pachyplocia atmocyma
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Boarmia loxosticha)

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. 8 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 42 (1917), p. 349, No. 54.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 77-78, No. 16.


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    (written 12 June 2015)