Syneora euboliaria (Walker, 1860)
(one synonym : Syneora sinuosa Turner, 1947)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Syneora euboliaria
male
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species are brown with a number of darker zigzag lines on each wing. The males have feathery antennae, and the females have thread-like antennae. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

Syneora euboliaria
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.

    Syneora euboliaria
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, listed as Syneora sinuosa, Queensland Museum)


    Further reading :

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 21 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 88-89, No. 41.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 21 (1860), p. 419, No. 51.


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    (updated 13 May 2010, 13 June 2015, 9 September 2020)