Monobolodes subfalcata Warren, 1898
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have curving bands of shades of brown on each wing. The hindmargin of each forewing is concave. The hindwing margins each have a projection. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Species and Genera of Families Drepandulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiblemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 230, No. 20.


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    (written 5 April 2019)