Amphicrossa hemadelpha (Lower, 1897)
Fine-veined Geometrid
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Amphicrossa hemadelpha
oops: abdomen missing!
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)

These adult moths have brown forewings, each with several fine jagged dark lines and pale lines across each one. The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia,
  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading:

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), pp. 265-266.

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
    Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 20-21.


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    (written 19 December 2015)