Austroterpna idiographa Goldfinch, 1929
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

Austroterpna idiographa
photo by Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch, Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera)
,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, Volume 54 (1929), Plate XVI, fig. 19,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library,
digitized by Marine Biological Laboratory & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library.

The adult moths of this species have fawn wings with some dark markings, including a dark zigzag line at the wingtip of each forewing and a broad dark band along the margin of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch,
    Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 54 (1929), p. 386, and also Plate XVI, fig. 19.


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    (updated 28 June 2013, 25 April 2014)