Paramelora zophodesma Lower, 1903
Dusky-barred Geometrid
MACARIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The the wings of the adult moth of this species are pale brown with indistict darker wavy bands across the forewings. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species occurs in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 16-17.

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 195-196.


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    (written 28 March 2018, updated 11 August 2018)