(previously known as Onychodes multicolora)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown, sometimes with a white patch near the tip of each forewing, and sometimes with a white patch near the tornus of each hindwing. The forewings have hooked wingtips. The wingspans are 4-6 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 8 (1892), pp. 81-82.
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. 45 a,b.
(written 9 January 2013)