Syneora cheleuta (Meyrick, 1892)
Brown-waved Bark Moth
(formerly known as Selidosema cheleuta)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Syneora cheleuta
male
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The adult has light and dark brown wing patterns, including two dark wavy lines on each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1892), pp. 598-599, No. 13.


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    (updated 16 September 2013, 5 August 2017)