Chlenomorpha sciogramma Lower, 1918
Bent-wing Geometrid
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chlenomorpha sciogramma
female
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)

The adult moths of this species are grey-brown, with vague variable patterns on the wings, including a faint pale submarginal zig-zag line on each forewing, and a dark dot near the middle of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

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

    Oswald B. Lower,
    The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Pt IV,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 42 (1918), pp. 228, 234.


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    (written 31 December 2015)