Sauris plumipes Dugdale, 1980
TRICHOPTERYGINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Sauris plumipes
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings with a complex pattern of shades of grey or brown. The hindwings are plain, and only about half the size of the forewings.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    J. S. Dugdale,
    Australian Trichopterygini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) With Descriptions of Eight New Taxa,
    Australian Journal of Zoology, Volume 28, Number 2 (1980), pp. 301-340.


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    (updated 18 June 2011)