Agathia distributa T.P. Lucas, 1891
(one synonym : Agathia disconnecta Warren, 1896)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths are green with brown markings. The hindwings are unusual in having a cusp halfway along the margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


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

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 2 (1891), pp. 296-297.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 74.


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    (updated 17 April 2011)