(one synonym : Boarmia eucrypta Turner, 1947)
CABERINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)
The Caterpillars of this species are mottled brown with three small black squares on each abdominal segment.
The adult moth is brown with wings each having an indistinct subterminal pale arc sometimes containing black spots, and two indistinct dark bands parallel to that arc.
At rest the wings are held flat. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The eggs are oval with a fine embossed pattern of serrated ridges. Initially they are yellow, but they turn red as hatching approaches.
The species may be found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A second revision of the Lepidoptera of Tasmania,
courtesy of the
Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
1939, p. 70.
(updated 24 July 2013)