Apheloceros dasciodes Turner, 1947
NACOPHORINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
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and
Stella Crossley

Apheloceros dasciodes
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species are brown with dark zig-zag bands and lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Aphelocerus dasciodes
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species has been found in:

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    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. 2 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 58 (1947), p. 74, No. 8.


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    (written 21 May 2015, updated 12 November 2019)