Amelora conia Turner, 1947
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Amelora conia
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with a dark spot near the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Amelora conia
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species has been found in:

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


    Further Reading

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 1 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), p. 106, No. 87.


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    (written 21 May 2015)