Cyclophora lechriostropha (Turner, 1941)
(formerly known as Anisodes lechriostropha)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cyclophora
male, listed as Anisodes lechriostropha
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with two dark vague bands across each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

Cyclophora
male, underside, listed as Anisodes lechriostropha
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species is found in

  • Queensland.

    The current placement of this species in genus "Cyclophora" may need revision.


    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. 57 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), pp. 44-45.


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    (written 19 June 2015)