Cleora costiplaga (Fletcher, 1953)
(previously known as Carecomotis costiplaga)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is greyish brown with a dark wavy lines across each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    D.S. Fletcher,
    A revision of the genus Carecomotis (Lep. Geometridae),
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 12, Volume 6 (1953), p. 129.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 61.


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    (updated 5 February 2010)