Epipristis oxycyma Meyrick, 1888
(one synonym : Epipristis australis Goldfinch, 1929)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Epipristis australis)

The adult moths of this species are grey with a black scalloped submarginal line on each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Epipristis australis)

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    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. 26 a,b.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 916, No. 95.


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    (wttien 15 June 2015)