Euphronarcha luxaria (Guenée, 1857)
(one synonym : Tephrosia disperdita, Walker, 1860)
Striated Bark Moth
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley


(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)

The adult moth of this species is pale grey with dark wavy lines across the wings. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 220, No. 329.

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


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    (updated 20 July 2010)