Problepsis clemens T.P. Lucas, 1890
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are basically shiny white, with several submarginal pale grey bands and arcs of spots on the wings. The moths have black eyes, and pale brown legs and antennae. The wingspan is about 4 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1093-1094.


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    (written 20 June 2016)