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Species Chaetolopha decipiens (Butler, 1886)

  • Cidaria decipiens Butler, A.G. 1886. Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1886(4): 381-441, pls 9-10 [438].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Sydney [Australia].
    Subsequent designation 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 [710].

 

Generic Combinations

  • Scordylia decipiens (Butler, 1886). —
    Turner, A.J. 1904. Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Family Geometridae. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 16: 218-284
  • Chaetolopha decipiens (Butler, 1886). —
    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 decipiens (Prout, 1941). —
    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.

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales


Extra Distribution Information

From a few localities. Occurs in wet areas where the ferns Gleichenia dicarpa and Sticherus flabellatus are common

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 [711]

History of changes

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