Rhombophylla xylinopis (Turner, 1903)
(formerly known as Epiplema xylinopis)
EPIPLEMINAE ,   URANIIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Rhombophylla xylinopis
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have a variable brownish-grey patchy wings. The forewings have hooked wingtips and a cusp about halfway along each margin. The hindwings each have a trapezoidal shape.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with Synonomic and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 20.


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    (written 4 January 2015)