Casbia fasciata (Warren, 1896)
(previously known as Scardamia fasciata)
CABERINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Casbia fasciata
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The moths of this species are rusty red with a number of grey lines across each wing. The wings each have a white mark near the costa. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 60.

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 296, No. 58.


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    (updated 7 February 2010)