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Redlined Lopper Moth - Crypsiphona ocultaria

Family Geometridae

This page contains information about Redlined Lopper Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Female, wingspan 40mm
The moth is grey in colour with brown wavy patterns.
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Pictures taken on Nov 2007 in Karawatha Forest.
The moth has the stout body. The bottom size of the moth is more interesting. There are the red and black patterns. 
The caterpillar is green looper feeds on Eucalyptus

1. Geometridae - subfamily Geometrinae -, by Nick Monaghan. 
2. Crysiphona ocultaria - Insects of Townsville, Australia - Graeme Cocks.
3. Crypsiphona ocultaria (Donovan, 1805) - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2006. 
4. Flying Colours, Common Caterpillars, Butterflies and Moths of South-Eastern Australia - Pat & Mike Coupar,1992, p43.
5. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009. 
6. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p372, Fig37.12.

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