Gymnoscelis lophopus Turner, 1904
(one synonym is: Gymnoscelis homogoma Turner, 1907)
EUPITHECIINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Gymnoscelis lophopus
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on

  • Hickory Wattle ( Acacia aulacocarpa, MIMOSACEAE ).

    The adult moth has brown patterned wings. Its wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

    The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Family Geometridae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 16 (1904), pp. 224-225, No. 3.


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    (written 8 January 2013)