The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Chrysolarentia decisaria (Walker, 1863)

Grassland looper (moth), Tunbridge Looper (moth)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Zacharek et al., 1997)



Tasmania & Victoria, Australia












Original scientific description:

Walker, Francis. (1863). List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXVI.—Geometrites (Continued).
London: Printed by Order of the Trustees. [p. 1671]


Other references:

Common, I. F. B. (1990). Moths of Australia. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne.

Zacharek, A. R., Gilfedder, L. and Harris, S. (1997). The Flora of Township Lagoon Nature Reserve, and its management, Tunbridge, Tasmania. Papers Proceedings Royal Society Tasmania 131: 57-66.


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