Oblong Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moth of this species is greyish-brown with wiggly lines across the wings. There is often a dark spot near the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
The genus to which this species is assigned (Cleora) is inappropriate, and this species and that currently named Boarmia zaloschema should both be placed in a new but yet undescribed genus.
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 24-25.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New and Little known Tasmanian Lepidoptera,
courtesy of the Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
1925, pp. 99-100.
(written 25 March 2018)