Thallogama destinataria (Guenée, 1857)
(one synonym is Boarmia attenta Walker, 1860)
BOARMINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thallogama destinataria
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with dark and pale patches, and wiggly dark lines on the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Thallogama destinataria
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 297, No. 471.


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    (written 1 February 2017)