Casbia scardamiata Warren, 1898
CABERINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Casbia scardamiata
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The moths of this species are brown with a number of orange bands across each wing. The hindwings each have a black dot near the middle. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Indonesia,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    William Warren,
    List of the Oeomeiridae, Epiphniidae, Drepanulidae, and Thyrididae collected on the Key Islands by Mr. H. Kuhn,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 431.


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    (updated 31 March 2010)