NACOPHORINI in Australia
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Don Herbison-Evans
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Stella Crossley

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The moths in the tribe NACOPHORINI have nearly featureless hindwings, and unlike moths in other tribes of GEOMETRIDAE rest with their wings closed like a tent.

Some notable species of the 174 Australian named species in NACOPHORINI are :

Amelora acromegala
Amelora anepiscepta : Reddish Cape-moth
Amelora arotraea : Triangle Cape-moth
Amelora belemnophora : Ribbon Cape-moth
Amelora catacris : Alpine Cape-moth
Amelora ceraunia : Peaked Cape-moth
Amelora conia
Amelora cryphia : Hidden Cape-moth
Amelora demistis : Pointed Cape-moth
Amelora goniota : Flecked Cape-moth
Amelora idiomorpha : Crescent Cape-moth
Amelora leucaniata : Striped Cape-moth
Amelora macarta : Cassytha Cape-moth
Amelora mesocapna : Rusty Cape-moth
Amelora nebulosa : Cloudy Cape-moth
Amelora oenobreches
Amelora oncerodes : Rounded Cape-moth
Amelora oritropha : Alpine Striped Cape-moth
Amelora polychroa : Blotched Cape-moth
Amelora sparsularia
Amelora synclera : Divided-spot Cape-moth
Amelora syscia : Smudged Cape-moth
Amelora zophopasta : Ring Cape-moth

Amphiclasta lygaea : Ragged Geometrid

Amphicrossa hemadelpha : Fine-veined Geometrid

Androchela camptodes : Hooked Cape-moth
Androchela milvaria : Four-spot Cape-moth
Androchela newmannaria : Newman's Cape-moth

Aphantes melanochorda : Corded Geometrid

Aphelocerus dasciodes

Aporoctena aprepes
Aporoctena scierodes : Buff-tinted Geometrid

Archephanes zalosema : Green Mosaic Geometrid

Authaemon stenonipha : Pale-bordered Cape-moth

Bradyctena trychnoptila

Capusa cuculliodes : White-winged Wedge-moth
Capusa graodes : Brown Wedge-moth
Capusa senilis : Black-banded Wedge-moth
Capusa stenophara : Dusky Wedge-moth

Cassythaphaga petrochroa

Chlenias auctaria
Chlenias banksiaria
Chlenias belophora
Chlenias ochrocrana : White-point Crest-moth
Chlenias seminigra : Black-caped Crest-moth
Chlenias stenosticha : Pale Grey Crest-moth
Chlenias zonaea : Zoned Crest-moth

Chlenomorpha lygdina
Chlenomorpha sciogramma : Bent-wing Geometrid

Ciampa arietaria : Forked Pasture-moth
Ciampa chordota : Orange Pasture-moth
Ciampa heteromorpha : White-lined Pasture-moth

Conosara castanea : Forest Geometrid

Corula geometroides : Ash-grey Geometrid

Cryphaea xylina : Woodland Geometrid

Cycloprorodes melanoxysta : Black-edged Geometrid

Dolabrossa amblopa : Shaded Cape-moth

Drymoptila temenitis : Crescent-tipped Geometrid

Dysbatus singularis : Dry-country Line-moth
Dysbatus stenodesma : Arc Line-moth

Epicompsa xanthocrossa : Pale Pink Geometrid

Fisera belidearia : Two-toned Crest-moth
Fisera dictyodes : Sinuate Crest-moth
Fisera eribola : Orange-hooded Crest-moth
Fisera halurga
Fisera hypoleuca : Russet Crest-moth
Fisera perplexata : Light-tan Crest-moth
Fisera phricotypa : Pale Crest-moth
Fisera species

Furcatrox australis : Triple-pointed Cape-moth
Furcatrox pervaga : Pale-spot Cape-moth
Furcatrox procera : Ochre-rimmed Cape-moth
Furcatrox serrula : Maroon-spot Cape-moth

Gastrina cristaria : Wave-lined Geometrid

Gastrinopa xylistis : Wood-grain-Geometrid

Lackrana carbo : Blackened Cape-moth

Larophylla amimeta

Liometopa rectilinea : Parallel Line-moth

Lophosticha psorallodes : Brown-marbled Geometri

Lophosigna catasticta : White-capped Geometrid

Lophothalaina habrocosma : Crested Teatree Moth

Loweria capnosticta : Smoke-spotted Cape-moth
Loweria platydesma : Broken-banded Cape-moth
Loweria stenoscia : Fine-lined Cape-moth
Loweria species

Luxiaria ochrophara

Lychnographa agaura : Bright Geometrid
Lychnographa heroica

Lyelliana dryophila : Lyell's Spotted Geometrid

Melanodes anthracitaria

Mictodoca toxeuta : Long-nosed Geometrid

Middletonia suavis : Tick-marked Geometrid

Mnesampela arida
Mnesampela comarcha : Dry-leaf Gum Moth
Mnesampela heliochrysa : Golden-winged Gum Moth
Mnesampela kunama : Mountain Gum Moth
Mnesampela lenaea : Rippled Gum Moth
Mnesampela privata : Autumn Gum Moth

Mochlotona phasmatias : Draped Geometrid

Neoteristis paraphanes : Shouldered Geometrid

Niceteria macrocosma : Showy Geometrid

Nisista galearia : Winter Crest-moth
Nisista notodontaria : Annulus Crest-moth
Nisista serrata : Serrated Crest-moth
Nisista species

Palleopa innotata : Finely-streaked Crest-moth

Paralaea atralba : Black-and-White Crest-moth
Paralaea beggaria : Peppermint Looper
Paralaea chionopasta : Montane Crest-moth
Paralaea jarrah
Paralaea karri
Paralaea maranoa
Paralaea ochrosoma : Fuscous Crest-moth
Paralaea polysticha : Grey-lined Crest-moth
Paralaea porphyrinaria : Chestnut-veined Crest-moth
Paralaea sarcodes : Flesh-coloured Crest-moth
Paralaea taggorum
Paralaea tasmanica
Paralaea toowoomba

Plesanemma altafucata
Plesanemma fucata : Lemon Gum Moth

Plesiolaea maritima : Red-tracked Geometrid

Rhynchopsota delogramma : Radiating Geometrid
Rhynchopsota rhyncophora : Scallop-banded Geometrid

Smyriodes aplectaria : Plain Line-moth
Smyriodes aspera : Varied Geometrid
Smyriodes trigramma : Stippled Line-moth
Smyriodes species

Stibaroma melanotoxa : Grey-caped Line-moth

Thalaina angulosa : Blotched Satin Moth
Thalaina clara : Clara's Satin Moth
Thalaina inscripta : Mitre Satin Moth
Thalaina kimba : Grey-and-white Satin Moth
Thalaina macfarlandi
Thalaina selenaea : Orange-rimmed Satin Moth
Thalaina tetraclada

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(written 19 November 2015, updated 16 May 2017)