Aelochroma pammiges Turner, 1941
(formerly known as Terpna pammiges)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Terpna pammiges)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are greenish brown with many black splodges. The hindwings are similar, shading to brown along the costas. The wingspan is about 3 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Terpna pammiges)

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. 34 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), pp. 47-48.


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    (written 14 June 2015)