(previously known as Aspilates duponchelii)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics Photography Group, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada)
The moths of this species are speckled orange. They have a straight dark oblique band across each wing from costa to hind margin, unlike other species in this genus which have curved or incomplete bands. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species occurs in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Faune de L'Ile de Woodlark ou Moulou,
Annales de la Société d’Agriculture de Lyon,
Volume 2, Tome 8 (1856), p. 410.
(updated 7 February 2010, 4 February 2017, 23 June 2021)