BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are blotchy brown, with one or two dark zig-zag lines across them. The hindwings are similar to the forewings, but usually more muted. Each wing has a slightly scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The moth usually rests with the wings creased and folded, and with the abdomen bent to one side.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 68.
New species and genera of the families Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
Volume 5 (1898), p. 256, No. 88.
(written 28 December 2013, updated 23 September 2018)