Hypobapta barnardi Goldfinch, 1929
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda)

The adult moths are grey with two jagged black lines across each forewing, and one across each hindwing. The undersides have a wide black submarginal band under each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

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


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 37.7, p. 371.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 4 - Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 30-31.


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    (updated 28 June 2013)