EUPITHECIINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Tephroclystia aphanes)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown wings with vague darker zig-zag markings. The hindwings 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), p. 42.
(written 16 June 2015, updated 28 March 2017)