(previously known as Boarmia loxographa)
Light Grey Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moth of this species is a pale patterned brown or grey, with a sometimes incomplete double wavy transverse dark line extending across the wings. The margin of each wing has a wavy edge. The males are noted for having very long fringes on the antennae. The moths of both sexes have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 28-29.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 42 (1917), pp. 353-354, No. 64.
(updated 19 December 2010, 18 July 2018)