Polyacme subpulchra (Warren, 1897)
(previously known as Gonophaga subpulchra)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Polyacme subpulchra
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The coloration of the adult moth of this species is a blotchy brown, with a dark curved line across each wing. The margin of each forewing has a cusp, and the wingtip is hooked. The hindwings have scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New genera and species of moths from the Old-world regions in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 4 (1897), p. 400, No. 61.


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    (updated 16 April 2011)