Aeolochroma melaleucae (Goldfinch, 1929)
Paperbark Emerald
(previously known as Terpna melaleucae)
GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aeolochroma melaleucae
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have wings with complex patterns of shades of brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch,
    Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 54 (1929), pp. 397-398, No. 36, and also Plate 15, fig. 14.


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    (written 23 September 2018)