Godonela tessellata (Warren, 1899)
(also known as Chiasmia tessellata)
MACARIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is brown with variable markings. The tip of each forewing is hooked, and the tornus of each hindwing is pointed. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species and genera of the families Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 6 (1899), p. 57, No. 138.


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    (updated 7 January 2013)