(one synonym : Xenoneura tephrinata Warren, 1896)
MARCARIINI ,   ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is pale brown, speckled with a darker brown band across each wing. The hindwings have scalloped margins.
The underside is also pale brown, and has a darker brown jagged submarginal band with two parallel lines, and a dark dot near the middle, under each wing. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17, Part 1 (1893), pp. 158-159.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 68.
(updated 2 September 2010)