(one synonym : Cleora velutinaria Walker, 1866)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)
The moths of this species are pale grey or brown, with a scattering of dark zig-zag markings on each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs across the south Pacific, including
and Australia: in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 256. No. 394.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 60.
(updated 9 December 2010, 29 November 2017, 16 May 2021)