(one synonym : Panagra promelanaria Walker, 1863)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species are brown. Each wing has both a marginal and a postmedial arc of dark dots. The forewing post-medial line curves in to end at or just before the costa. Some individuals have a dark area along the margin. The females have a more pointed forewing tip. Both of the males and the females in this genus have thread-like antennae. The wingspan for the males is just over 2 cms. The wingspan for the females is just under 2 cms. The moths are sometimes found flying in daylight.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 16-17.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 1000, No. 32.
(written 8 May 2014, updated 14 November 2018, 14 December 2020)