Amraica debrunnescens (L.B. Prout, 1926)
(previously known as Buzura debrunnescens)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The uppersides of the wings of the adult moths of this species are a variable blotchy brown, often with darker areas at the wingtips and bases of the forewings.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • north Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Louis Beethoven Prout,
    New Geometridae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 33, Part 1 (1926), p. 21, No. 46.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 57.


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    (updated 8 May 2011)