Neogyne elongata Warren, 1898
BOARMINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are blotchy brown, with one or two dark zig-zag lines across them. The hindwings are similar to the forewings, but usually more muted. Each forewing has a slightly concave margin near the tornus. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 68.

    William Warren,
    New species and genera of the families Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 256, No. 88.


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    (written 28 December 2013)