Chiasmia goldiei (H. Druce, 1882)
(formerly known as Godonela goldiei)
MACARIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


drawing by Herbert Druce, listed as Bociraza goldiei,

Descriptions of a new genus and new species of Heterocera,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1882, Part 4, Plate LXI, fig 5,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library,
digitized by Natural History Museum Library, London.

The adult moth of this species is dark brown, with a wide orange band across each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guninea,

    and also in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Herbert Druce,
    Descriptions of a new genus and new species of Heterocera,
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1882, Part 4, p. 781, and also Plate 61, fig 5.


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    (updated 8 May 2011)