(formerly known as Epidesma aetheria)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Epidesma aetheria)
The adult moths of this species have black wings, which have a cyan iridescence. The forewings each have a broad transverse orange band. The wingspan can be up to 6 cms.
The species has been found in:
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 7 a,b.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 58 (1947), pp. 92-93, No. 50.
(written 14 June 2015)