(also known as Eupithecia aphanes)
EUPITHECIINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with vague darker zig-zag markings, and a dark spot near the middle. The hindwings are dark brown, and are unusually small. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 43 a,b.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
Memoirs of Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), pp. 42-43.
(written 16 June 2015, updated 28 March 2017, 11 November 2019)