Luxiaria ochrophara (Turner, 1919)
(formerly known as Nadagarodes ochrophara)
CASSYMINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queenssland)

The adult moth of this species has a lace-like appearance. The wings are pale brown, with several dark brown scalloped lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Borneo,

    and in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 64.

    William Warren,
    List of the Geometridae, Epiplemidae, Drepanulidae and Thyrididae collected on the Key Islands by Mr H. Kühn,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 429.


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    (updated 8 May 2011)