(previously known as Panagra perlinearia)
OENOCHROMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species are brown, with variable markings sometimes including a broad dark marginal band, wavy lines, and dark dots. The forewing wingtips are slightly recurved. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms. The labial palps are held out straight in front of the head. The males and the females in this genus both have thread-like antennae.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 14-15, 16-17.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 998, No. 27.
(updated 29 June 2013)