Epiplema argillodes Turner, 1903
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epiplema argillodes
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Maleny, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have a complex pattern, of shades of brown on each wing, with a dark edge to each forewing margin. The margin of each forewing is concave. The margin of each hindwing has a projection just below the wingtip. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Epiplema argillodes
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Maleny, Queensland)

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with Synonomic and Other Notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 19.


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    (written 8 June 2020)