Paralaea karri McQuillan, Young, & Richardson, 2001
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley


male
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)

Both sexes of adult moth have chestnut brown forewings with an indistinct dark mark near the middle. The hind wings have ochreous-grey margins fading to satin-white at the bases. The wingspan is about 5.5 cms.

This species only occurs in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Peter B. McQuillan, Catherine J. Young, & Alistair M.M. Richardson,
    A revision of the Australian moth genus Paralaea Guest (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae),
    Invertebrate Taxonomy,
    Volume 15, part 3 (2001), pp. 277-317.


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    (updated 4 March 2005)