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

Syneora excursaria
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moths of this species are brown with a number of darker zigzag lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species may be found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 16-17.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 26 (1863), p. 1532.


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    (updated 20 June 2011)