OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adults are greyish-brown with several dark wavy lines including a wider dark band across each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown. The females have thread-like antennae. The males have antennae with a feather-like fringe on one side. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 51 a,b.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 2 (1943), p. 107.
(written 20 June 2013)