Aeolochroma turneri (T.P. Lucas, 1890)
(previously known as Hypochroma turneri)
GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have a complex brown pattern with a greenish tinge on the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.6, p. 372.

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1096-1097.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 74.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 139.


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    (updated 6 November 2010)