(previously known as Tigridoptera mariana)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has black and white forewings, and black and yellow hindwings. It is one of Australia's largest Geometrids, having a wingspan of about 8 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 10.17, p. 366.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 71.
Descriptions of some new species of Annulosa collected by Mr. MacGillivray during the voyage of the Rattlesnake,
in J. MacGillivray & A. White,
Narrative of the voyage of H. M. S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley during the years 1846-50,
Volume 2 (1852), p. 391, and also Plate 4, fig. 5.
(updated 31 August 2010)