Laophila sabulicolor (Turner, 1919)
(previously known as Lomographa sabulicolor)
CABERINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Laophia sabulicolor
male
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with vague reddish brown markings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Laophia sabulicolor
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. VI (Third instalment),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 44 (1919), p. 262, No. 136.


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    (written 10 January 2013, updated 31 July 2018)