(one synonym : Selidosema leucodesma Turner, 1904)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The ambiguous moth of this species is greyish-brown, with either a pattern of dark lines, or with broad blue-black bands across the wings, or even with several white patches on each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms. Both males and females have threadlike antennae.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, update 56 (2017).
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 69.
New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
Volume 3 (1896), p. 301, No. 70.
(updated 8 August 2013, 13 August 2017)