Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, 1857)
(formerly known as Hemerophila strixaria)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Jan MacDonald, Finch Hatton, Queensland)

This adult moth is grey-brown with wavy lines, and has a wingspan up to 14 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The species is found in rainforests across south-east Asia, including:

  • Hong Kong,
  • India,
  • New Guinea,
  • Vietnam,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    (Photo: courtesy of Roger Kendrick, Hong Kong)


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 35.15, p. 367.

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), pp. 217-218, No. 322.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 61.


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    (updated 3 October 2010)