Eriopithex recensitaria (Walker, 1862)
(previously known as Eupithecia recensitaria)
EUPITHECIINI,   LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The adult moths of this species have a brown pattern on the wings. The hindwings are only about half the size of the forewings. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :

  • Borneo,
  • Sri Lanka,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 24 (1862), p. 1244.


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    (updated 2 September 2004, 13 October 2013)