(previously known as Hypographa serpentaria)
OENOCHROMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
These caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on
The adult moths are dark grey-brown with striking pale well-defined sinuous lines across each wing. The undersides of the wings each have a wide incomplete dark submarginal band. The hindwings also each have a dark dash near the middle of the underside. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Notice sur la famille des Oenochromides,
Annales de la Société Entomologique de France,
Series 4, Tome 4 (1864) p. 16.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 8-9.
(written 13 June 2013, 3 May 2014)