Paralaea toowoomba 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 grey wings with reddish-brown veins. The hind wings become paler toward the bases. Each forewing has an indistinct dark spot near the middle. The wingspan is about 4.9 cms.

This species occurs in Queensland.


female
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)


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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