Psilalcis isombra (Meyrick, 1892)
(one synonym : Cleora bathyscia Turner, 1917)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Psilalcis isombra
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths have grey or brown wings with a complex wavy pattern. The wings have scalloped pattern on the margins. The moths normally rest with wings flat with all four wings exposed. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in eastern Australia, including:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1892), p. 627, No. 50.


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    (written 17 October 2014)