Syneora mundifera (Walker, 1862)
(previously known as Hemerophila mundifera)
Forest Bark Moth
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Syneora mundifera
female
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The adult moths of this species are brown with wavy dark and pale lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Syneora mundifera
male
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)

The species may be found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
    Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 21 (1860), p. 322, No. 16.


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    (written 1 February 2017, updated 25 July 2018)