Planolocha autoptis Meyrick, 1892
LITHININI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The wings of the adult moths of this species are brown, each with several markings including a large dark spot in the middle. The wing margins are recurved. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 62, Part 4 (1892), p. 646, No. 74.


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    (written 29 January 2017)