OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings often with two incomplete dark sinuous lines across each one. The hindwings are brown with vague pale bands. The females have thread-like antennae. The males have antennae with a feather-like fringes. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
This species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17 (1893), p. 287.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 18-19.
(written 3 May 2014)