BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
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 thwithe 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)