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

Chloroclystis metallospora
male
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moth of this species is grey-brown, with broad alternating light and dark bands across the wings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Chloroclystis metallospora
female
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, update5.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Family Geometridae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 16 (1904), p. 231, No. 15.


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    (updated 25 October 2010, 9 June 2018)