Cleora tenebrata (Fletcher, 1953)
(previously known as Caricomotis tenebrata)
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species is greyish-brown with several submarginal wiggly lines. Each wing also has a white spot on the margin, and a mauve shading across the middle.

The species has been found in

  • Borneo,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    David Stephen Fletcher,
    A revision of the genus Carecomotis (Lep. Geometridae),
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Volume 12, Part 6 (1953), p. 122.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 62.


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    (updated 26 October 2004, 7 February 2010)