Hypodoxa deteriorata (Walker, 1860)
(formerly known as Hypochroma deteriorata)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypodoxa deteriorata
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are greenish grey with a series of jagged dark submarginal lines on each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 21 (1860), pp. 441-442, No. 31.


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    (written 24 January 2017)