Stesichora quadripunctata Warren, 1896
(one synonym : Anteia cadaverosa T.P. Lucas, 1901)
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Stesichora quadripunctata
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are white, with some black marks along the costa of each forewing, and along the margin of each hindwing. The margin of each hindwing is angled, with a black mark in the angle. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 15 (1901), pp. 80-81.

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 274, No. 6.


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    (updated 17 May 2010)