Narrow-lined Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a variable number of incomplete dark wavy lines across the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
The genus Boarmia is probably incorrect for this species. This species and the species currently named Tephrosia exesaria should both be placed in the same new genus.
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 58 (1947), p. 84, No. 31.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 22-23.
(written 12 March 2018)