Luxiaria ochrophara (Turner, 1919)
(previously known as Nadagarodes ochrophara)
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Luxiaria ochrophara
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The male adult moths of this species have pale brown wings with a series of variable dark rusty zigzag bands across them. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 66.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera, vi (continued) ,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 44, Part 2 (1919), pp. 282-283, No. 170.


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    (written 18 July 2015)