(previously known as Diastictis chionomera)
Grey-patch Bark Moth
BOARMIINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
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:
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 28-29.
Oswald B. Lower,
Revision of the Australian Hesperiidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17, Part 1 (1883), pp. 159-160.
(updated 17 September 2011)