(one synonym : Casbia rosacea Holloway, 1979)
CABERINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Lamington National Park, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species have been found on various trees in RHAMNACEAE, including:
The adult moths are mottled brown all over, each wing having two faint dark transverse lines, and a variable pair of spots near the middle of the margin.. The males have a small transparent spot on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has beeen found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 35.4, p. 366.
A Night at Ray's,
Issue 57 (June 2010), pp. 30-32,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1667.
(updated 24 April 2010, 26 June 2019, 20 May 2020)