(formerly known as Panagra ornata)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Genoa Falls, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with dark bands and some dark spots. The hindwings are plain grey-brown with a vestigial pattern. The moths normally rest with the forewings covering the hindwings. The females have threadlike antennae. The males have antennae with a feather-like fringe on one side. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Th species has been found in
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 1004, No. 41.
(written 1 May 2014)