Purplish Bark Moth
(previously known as Aspilates pallidiscaria)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths of this species are brown with a purple sheen, and have a number of darker zigzag splotches on each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species may be found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, pp. 20-21.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 26 (1863), p. 1683.
(written 28 September 2017, updated 1 July 2018, 13 May 2021)