Selidosema agoraea (Meyrick, 1892)
(also known as Hypomecis agoraea)
Uniform Bark Moth
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

This adult moth is blotchy brown, often with black, brown, and white wiggly lines and spots on each wing. The undersides are plain brown with one dark spot near the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 22-23.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1892), p. 608, No. 27.


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    (updated 12 April 2012)