(also known as Isturgia penthearia)
MACARIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)
These Caterpillars are brown. The caterpillars are loopers, having most prolegs missing.
The adult moths are also brown, with a variable dark band across each forewing and/or sometimes dark brown spots on each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The eggs are oval and pale green, and covered in white pimples.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 146, No. 1161.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 16-17.
(updated 20 July 2010, 12 February 2014)