(one synonym : Bargosa chandubija Walker, 1860)
CABERINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on a number of plants from the plant family RHAMNACEAE :
The adult moths are brown. They sometimes have a number of dark spots near the wingtips and/or a dark line on each wing. The underside has a dark spot near the middle under each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species may be found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer,
Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäischer Schmetterlinge,
Verzeichniss der in diesem Werke gelieferten Arten nach Reihenfolge ihrer Veroffentlichung,
Series I, Volume 1, Part 3 (1856), p. 78, No. 534, and Plate 117, fig. 534.
(updated 16 February 2010)