Eucymatoge peplodes Turner, 1904
Peplodes Carpet
(sometimes known as Eupithecia peplodes)
LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is brown with variable patterns. The hindwings are plainer with the patterns confined to the margins and hind margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


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

This species has been found in

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


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Family Geometridae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 16 (1904), pp. 247-248, No. 47.


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    (written 24 September 2018)