Chloroclystis pallidiplaga (Warren, 1898)
(previously known as Rhinoprora pallidiplaga)
EUPITHECIINI,   LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chloroclystis pallidiplaga
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species is grey-brown, with various pale bands across each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

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

The species has been found in :

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


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species and genera of the families Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), pp. 25-26, No. 53.


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    (updated 26 April 2010, 20 January 2016, 13 November 2020)