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Species Chaetolopha emporias (Turner, 1904)

  • Scordylia emporias Turner, A.J. 1904. Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Family Geometridae. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 16: 218-284 [245].
    Type data:
     Lectotype ANIC 1, Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Scordylia pteridophila Turner, A.J. 1907. Revision of Australian Lepidoptera . Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 31(4): 678-710 [698].
    Type data:
     Holotype MVMA T-14608, ENT-950 1, Victoria, Beaconsfield.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Schmidt, O. 2002. A revision of the genus Chaetolopha Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) with a description of Parachaetolopha, gen. nov. Invertebrate Systematics 16: 703-733 (pteridophila)

 

Generic Combinations

  • Chaetolopha emporias (Turner, 1904). —
    Turner, A.J. 1922. Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 46: 225-294
  • Chaetolopha emporias (Turner, 1904). —
    Prout, L.B. 1941. Larentiinae. pp. 239-292 in Seitz, A. The Macrolepidoptera of the World. The Indoaustralian Geometridae. Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag Vol. 12.
  • Chaetolopha emporias (Turner, 1904). —
    McQuillan, P.B. & Edwards, E.D. 1996. Geometridae. pp. 200-228 in Nielsen, E.S., Edwards, E.D. & Rangsi, T.V. (eds). Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Vol. 4 xiv 529 pp. & CD-ROM. [228]
  • Chaetolopha pteridophila (Turner, 1907). —
    Prout, L.B. 1941. Larentiinae. pp. 239-292 in Seitz, A. The Macrolepidoptera of the World. The Indoaustralian Geometridae. Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag Vol. 12.
  • Scotocyma pteridophila (Turner, 1907). —
    McQuillan, P.B. & Edwards, E.D. 1996. Geometridae. pp. 200-228 in Nielsen, E.S., Edwards, E.D. & Rangsi, T.V. (eds). Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Vol. 4 xiv 529 pp. & CD-ROM. [228] (unplaced to tribe)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

Northern and eastern Queensland (south of Chester R.)

Australian Endemic.


Distribution References

  • Schmidt, O. 2002. A revision of the genus Chaetolopha Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) with a description of Parachaetolopha, gen. nov. Invertebrate Systematics 16: 703-733 [712]

Ecological Descriptors

Caterpillar: herbivore (associated flora: Pteridium esculentum (G.Forst.) Cockayne [DENNSTAEDTIACEAE] Bracken Fern).

Associated Flora References

Schmidt, O. 2002. A revision of the genus Chaetolopha Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) with a description of Parachaetolopha, gen. nov. Invertebrate Systematics 16: 703-733 [712] (Pteridium esculentum)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
17-Apr-2014 GEOMETRIDAE 17-Apr-2014 MODIFIED Dr Federica Turco (QM)
17-Apr-2014 01-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
26-May-2010 MODIFIED