Scioglyptis loxographa (Turner, 1917)
(previously known as Boarmia loxographa)
Light Grey Bark Moth
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

loxographa
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species is a pale patterned brown or grey, with a sometimes incomplete double wavy transverse dark line extending across the wings. The termen of each fore and hind wing has a wavy edge. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.

The species is found in eastern Australia, including:

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 28-29.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 42 (1917), pp. 353-354, No. 64.


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    (updated 19 December 2010)