Chiasmia margaritis (Meyrick, 1892)
(formerly known as Diastictis margaritis)
MACARIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The moths of this species are grey, with alternating broad dark and light bands on each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


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

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1891), p. 588, No. 3.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 60.


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    (updated 7 January 2013)