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


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

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.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

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.

    Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch,
    Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 54, Part 4 (1929), p.384, No. 8, and also pl. 15, fig. 15.

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

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 31 a,b.


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    (updated 28 June 2013)