(also known as Hypomecis leucoplecta)
Intricate Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
This adult moth is blotchy brown, with sinuous black, brown, and white lines on each wing. In this species: both sexes have feathery antennae. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
The genus Selidosema is inappropriaye for this species, but no other more appropriate genus has yet been proposed.
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1892), pp. 607-608, No. 26.
(written 2 July 2018, updated 7 December 2020)