Chrysocraspeda eumeles Turner, 1936
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chrysocraspeda eumeles
male
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species are a uniform rusty red colour. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Chrysocraspeda eumeles
male, underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further Reading

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 59 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 26.


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    (written 19 June 2015)