Syneora excursaria (Walker, 1863)
Heath Bark Moth
(formerly known as Hemerophila excursaria)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Syneora excursaria
female
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The adult has light and dark brown wing patterns, including two partial dark wavy lines on each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Syneora excursaria
male
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The species occurs in Australia in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 26 (1863), p. 1,532.


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    (updated 16 September 2013, 21 July 2018)