Argyrocosma argosticta (Turner, 1904)
(previously known as Euchloris argosticta)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Argyrocosma argosticta
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are green with 30 or so short white marks, and a single central black dot on each wing. The forewings each have a white costa. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera...with synonomic notes and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), p. 220.


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    (written 30 October 2014)