(previously known as Tephrosia externaria)
Mahogany Bark Moth
BOARMIINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species are brown with a number of darker zigzag splotches on each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species may be found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1591.
(updated 21 June 2011, updated 7 January 2013)