(previously known as Panagra tricolor)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)
This Caterpillar has been raised on:
The adult moth is black, with a white line across each forewing, and an orange spot on each hindwing. It has a wingspan up to 6 cms.
The species is found in the wet sclerophyll forests in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 10.5, p. 370.
James Duncan & John O. Westwood,
Entomology: Exotic moths,
in William Jardine (ed.):
The Naturalist's Library,
Edinburgh : W.H. Lizars, Vol. 32 (1841) pp. 220-221, and also Plate 28, fig. 1.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 18-19.
(updated 1 July 2013)