OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with variable dark spots and light and dark wavy transverse lines or bands. The forewings also each have two dark spots on the costa, and an arc of dark chevrons around the margin. The hindwings are brown with variable dark spots, and with an arc of dark dashes around the margin. The females have thread-like antennae. The males have unipectinate antennae. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found over much of Australia, including
Further reading :
Louis Beethoven Prout,
Geometridae, subfamily Oenochrominae,
Fascicules 104 (1910), p. 24, No. 5.
(written 10 March 2020, updated 6 September 2020)