(formerly known as Boarmia canescaria)
Fuscous Bark Moth
BOARMIINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is a pale patterned brown and grey, with a sometimes incomplete broad wavy transverse dark line extending across the wings. The termen of each fore and hind wing has a wavy edge. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 379, No. 380.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 18-19, 28-29.
(written 17 October 2014)