Epiplema coeruleotincta Warren, 1896
(one synonym : Onychodes fulguraus Lucas, 1898)
EPIPLEMINAE ,   URANIIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epiplema coeruleotincta
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have a complex pattern, of shades of brown on each wing. The margin of each forewing is concave. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 214.

    William Warren,
    New Genera and Species of Pyralidae, Thyrididae, and Epiplemidae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    6th Series, Part 17 (1896), p. 213.


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    (updated 17 May 2010)