(one synonym : Aspidoptera navigata Lucas, 1900)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The coloration of the adult moth of this species is variable. Basically it is a blotchy brown, and the forewings sometimes have several irregular pale patches, and sometimes there is a dark line across each wing. The hindwings each have a dark dot near the middle. The margin of each forewing has a double recurve, and the wingtip is hooked. All the wings have scalloped edges.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 69.
New genera and species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
Volume 4 (1897), p. 254, No. 162.
(updated 16 April 2011, 15 May 2021)