Lipogya eutheta (Turner, 1917)
(one synonym : Symmetroctena scotina Turner, 1917)
Grey Bark Moth
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lipogya eutheta
female
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The adult moths of this species have a variable complex pattern of black, grey/brown, and white, on each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Lipogya eutheta
(Photo: courtesy of Dr David G. Hewitt, Melbourne, Victoria)

The species has been found in:

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

    Lipogya eutheta
    male
    (Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 20-21.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 42 (1917), pp. 322-323, No. 22.


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    (updated 4 November 2011, 1 January 2016)