(previously known as Panagra intextata)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species are mottled brown with patchy dark markings. The forewing post-medial line curves from the hind margin to the margin near wing-tip, although some specimens also have a few dots arcing to the costa. The wingspan is about 2 cms. The females have slightly recurved forewing tips. The males and the females in this genus both have thread-like antennae.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 37.1, p. 370.
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 130, No. 1131.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 14-15, 16-17.
(updated 30 June 2013, 1 November 2018, 14 December 2020, 20 December 2021)