(one synonym : Panagra transactaria Walker, 1861)
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 a pale hair tuft along the underside of each hindwing costa. 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 :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 18-19.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 967, No. 39.
(updated 16 March 2012, 6 September 2020)