(formerly known as Boarmia catephes)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Boarmia catephes)
The adult moths of this species have streaky brown forewings, and plainer hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
The current genus is inappropriate for this species, and it needs to be reclassified.
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. 4 a,b.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 58 (1947), p. 76, No. 13.
(written 21 May 2015)