Syneora fractata (Walker, 1862)
T-marked Bark Moth
(previously known as Scotosia fractata)
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Syneora fractata
female
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are brown with wavy dark and pale lines across each wing, and a T mark or tiny face with a moustache on the thorax. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Syneora fractata
male
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The species may be found in

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 25 (1862), p. 1359, No. 34.


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    (written 1 February 2017, updated 25 July 2018)