(one synonym: Cleora perbona L.B. Prout, 1937)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins, Fraser Coast, Queensland)
This Caterpillar is brown with a pattern of orange markings.
The second abdominal segment bulges, and has a dorsal black and white mark.
The caterpillar was found feeding on
The caterpillar grew to a length of about 4 cms. It walked for about 100 metres before pupating under a leaf.
The adult moth of this species is pale grey or brown with a dark wavy lines across each wing, and an arc of black spots around the margin of each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in
Further reading :
New genera and species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum.,
Volume 4 (1897), p. 247, No. 144.
(written 4 March 2019, updated 3 December 2019)