(formerly known as Phalaena fimbriaria)
ABRAXINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This Caterpillar has been imported because it feeds on the foliage of :
This plant is a serious weed in the Northern Territory.
The adult moth of this species has white wings with brown margins and a scattering of pale brown spots.
The species occurs naturally in South America, including:
in Pieter Cramer:
De uitlandsche kapellen, voorkomende in de drie waereld,
Volume 4 (1782), p. 112, and also Plate 348, fig. C.
(updated 26 October 2005, 25 February 2017)