(one synonym : Boarmia nyctopora Turner, 1917)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
These adult moths vary in colour from brown to grey, and have a complex pattern of dark spots and zigzag lines on the wings. The males additionally have a white line along the costa of each forewing. The hindwings particularly have crenulate margins. The wingspan is abouut 4 cms.
This species occurs in north Queensland.
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 57.
New genera and species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epilemidae and geometridae from the Indo-Australian and Palaearctic regions,
Volume 7 (1900), p. 112, No. 37.
(created 24 August 2012)