Krananda extranotata L.B. Prout, 1926
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has translucent wings with broad opaque pale brown margins. The costa of each forewing is curved back to make a hook shape at the wingtip. Each hindwing has one large and several small tails along the margin. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,
  • Sulawesi,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Louis Beethoven Prout,
    New Geometridae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 33, Part 1 (1926), p. 28, No.61.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 65.


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    (updated 7 February 2010)