Lipogya exprimataria (Walker, 1863)
(previously known as Larentia exprimataria)
Jagged Bark Moth
BOARMIINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lipogya exprimataria
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species are brown with four zigzag dark lines across each forewing. The hindwings are paler, darkening toward the margins, with several dark zigzag lines across each one. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in: and

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 20-21.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 26 (1863), p. 1704.


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    (updated 27 December 2010, 1 January 2017)