(previously known as Hypochroma maculata)
BOARMIINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The coloration of the adult moth of this species is a complex pattern of grey and brown. All the wings have finely scalloped edges. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in :
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1095-1096.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 71.
(updated 7 February 2010)