Deuterocopus tengstroemi Zeller, 1852
DEUTEROCOPINAE ,   PTEROPHORIDAE ,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The Caterpillar of this species is reported to feed on :

  • Square-Stemmed Jungle Vine ( Cissus quadrangularis , VITACEAE ).

    The adult moth is orange-brown with dark areas on the tips of the forewing lobes.

    The species has been found in

  • Java,

    and in Australia in

  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    Philipp C. Zeller,
    Revision der Pterophoriden,
    Linnaea Entomologica,
    Volume 6 (1852), pp. 402-404.


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    (updated 16 October 2001, 8 March 2017)