(previously known as Boarmia attacta)
Bold-waved Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moths have grey wings with a complex wavy pattern. The wings have scalloped pattern on the margins. The moths normally rest with wings flat with all four wings exposed. 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.
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. 6 a,b.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera. Geometrites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 21 (1860), p. 392, No. 122.
(updated 12 March 2011, 8 October 2013, 14 June 2015, 30 August 2020)