Pachyplocia prionodes (Turner, 1947)
(formerly known as Boarmia prionodes)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pachyplocia prionodes
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Boarmia prionodes)

The adult moths of this species have streaky brown wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Pachyplocia prionodes
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Boarmia prionodes)

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further Reading

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 12 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), p. 78, No. 17.


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    (written 12 June 2015)