BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth has translucent wings with broad opaque pale brown margins. The costa of each forewing is curved back to make a hook shape at the wingtip. Each hindwing has one large and several small tails along the margin. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The species has been found iacross south-east Asia, including
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Louis Beethoven Prout,
Volume 33, Part 1 (1926), p. 28, No.61.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 65.
(updated 7 February 2010)