(previously known as Panagra tryxaria)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)
The adults are pale brown, each forewing having two arcs of dark spots, one arc each side of a straight shaded dark line parallel to the margin. The labial palps are dark in this species. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The underside has the same dots as the upperside, but not the dark bands.
This species occurs in:
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 128, No. 1124.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 18-19.
(updated 20 April 2012, 21 October 2013)