Balantiucha leucocephala (Walker, 1863)
(formerly known as Erosia leucocephala)
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Balantiucha leucocephala
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have two wavy brownish-grey bands across each wing The hind margin of each forewing is also concave. The hindwings each have a pointed tornus. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 25 (1863), p. 1758.


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    (written 10 October 2018)