Small Point Moth
LITHININI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)
The Caterpillar of this species is thought to feed on
The wings of the adult moths of this species are brown, each with several variable markings sometimes including a vague diagonal line across each wing. The forewing tips are slightly hooked, and the margin of each wing has a bulge about halfway. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 10-11.
Thomas P. Lucas,
On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 8, Part 3 (1892), pp. 80-81.
(written 29 January 2017, updated 10 August 2018)