Angled Heath Nearcha
(one synonym : Nearcha uncta L.B. Prout, 1913)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species are greyish brown with dark brown spots and/or wavy lines on each wing. The males have bipectinate antennae. The females have thread-like antennae. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17 (1893), p. 155.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 18-19.
(updated 16 March 2012, 26 September 2020)