Scopula loxosema (Turner, 1908)
Wave
(previously known as Pylarge loxosema)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scopula loxosema
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

This adult moth is brown. Each wing is crossed by several dark bands, and has a black spot near the middle. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 8-9.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 669-670, No. 61.


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    (updated 22 July 2013)