(one synonym : Loxographe fulva Warren, 1898)
LITHININI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Lamington National Park, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown wings, each with a palish basal half, and a darkish marginal half, divided by a nearly straight line. Each half of each wing is itself crossed by a variable pale-edged dark wiggly transverse line, and may have some variable dark spots. The forewings have doubly recurved margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 14 (1891), p. 199.
New species and genera of the families Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
Volume 5 (1898), p. 252, No. 78.
(written 24 June 2019)