Myrioblephara macariata (Warren, 1897)
(previously known as Ectropis macariata)
BOARMINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is brown with complex markings, including a dark arc across the tip of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New genera and species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 4 (1897), p. 248, No. 147.


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    (written 7 January 2013)