Hypodoxa paroptila (Turner, 1906)
(formerly known as Pseudoterpna paroptila)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypodoxa paroptila
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with several broad zig-zag submarginal bands in various shades on each wing. The underside of each wing is off-white, with a black spot near the middle, a brown margin, and a black submarginal band. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 30 (1906), p. 130.


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    (written 30 October 2014)