Cathetus euthysticha (Turner, 1911)
(formerly known as Acachmena euthysticha)
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cathetus euthysticha
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have a complex pattern, of shades of brown on each wing. The hindmargin of each forewing is concave. The hindwing margins each have a projection, and in the females : are scalloped. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), p. 75.


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    (written 5 April 2019)