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 under review.
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)