Little Brown Bark Moth
(previously known as Ectropis pristis)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths have pale fawn wings with some dark spots, and a vague pattern of dark and light lines. The wings have scalloped margins with a marginal dark line around each wing. The moths normally rest with wings flat with all four wings exposed. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in eastern Australia in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1892), p. 626, No. 48.
(written 21 February 2018, updated 15 July 2018, 19 February 2019, 26 November 2020)