Aporoctena aprepes (Turner, 1904)
(previously known as Cryptoscopa aprepes)
NACOPHORINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aporoctena aprepes
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

These moths have a vague and variable pattern of dark and light brown on the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

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

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera...with synonomic notes and other notes.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), p. 238.


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    (written 3 January 2013)