(previously known as Tephrosia absorpta)
Fine-waved Bark Moth BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths have grey wings with a complex wavy pattern. The wings have a scalloped pattern along the margins. The moths normally rest with wings flat with all four wings exposed. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms. Both sexes have thread-like antennae.
The species occurs in south-east Australia, including:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 24-25.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 21 (1860), p. 420, No. 53.
(updated 7 May 2010, 14 July 2018, 18 August 2020)