Dysrhombia longipennis Warren, 1896
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Dysrhombia longipennis
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species have a variable brownish-grey pattern on each wing. The inner margins of the forewings are concave. The hindwings each have an acutely angled tornus. The margins of the wings are scalloped. The wingspan is about 2 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 species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 347, No. 28.


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    (updated 8 July 2011)