Chloroclystis gonias Turner, 1904
LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Nicholas Fisher, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland)

The adults of this species have brown wings, each with short dark streaks and crossed by dark incomplete zigzag lines outlined in off-white. The hindwings are similar but have white patches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Family Geometridae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 16 (1904), p. 234, No. 20.


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    (written 21 December 2019)