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

Scopula prosoeca
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This adult moth is pale brown with a dark dot near the middle of each wing and some other markings, including more dark dots, and brown zigzag lines on each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 660-661, No. 43.


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    (written 11 January 2013)