Chlenomorpha lygdina (Turner, 1917)
(formerly known as Syneora lygdina)
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

lygdina
(Photo: courtesy of Daniel Heald, Wellard, Western Australia)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with vague darker markings on the wings, including a faint broad submarginal band and some faint spots on each forewing, and a faint submarginal band on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 42 (1917), p. 365, No. 90.


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    (written 16 February 2017)