Casbia celidosema Turner, 1947
Trident Casbia
CABERINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Casbia celidosema
(Photo: courtesy of Mark Ridgway, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria)

The moths of this species are pale brown or grey with a double trident-like mark near the margin of each wing, and a little happy face on the thorax. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Casbia celidosema
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The species occurs in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 14-15.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 96-97, No. 61.


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    (written 31 December 2016)