Synegia aurantiaca (Warren, 1897)
(previously known as Eugnesia aurantiaca)
BAPTINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The moths of this species are orange speckled with brown, and with a wiggly submarginal dark line across each wing. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 73.

    William Warren,
    New Genera and Species of Moths from the Old World Regions in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 4 (1897), p. 77, No. 174.


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    (created 14 Aril 2012)