Epipristis oxyodonta L.B. Prout, 1934
GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epipristis oxyodonta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale grey with a scalloped dark submarginal line on each wing. Underneath, each wing is pale grey with a broad dark band along the margin, and a dark spot in the middle.

The species occurs in :

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Louis Beethoven Prout,
    The Indo-Australian Geometridae, Hemitheinae,
    in A. Seitz (ed.):
    The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Part 12 (1934), p. 138.


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    (created 27 August 2012)