Psilosticha oresitropha Turner, 1947
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Psilosticha oresitropha
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths have pale fawn wings with some dark spots, and a vague pattern of dark and light lines. The wings have scalloped margins. The moths normally rest with wings flat with all four wings exposed. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), pp. 74-75, No. 9.


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    (written 21 February 2018)