(one synonym : Stegania allogata R.Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
CABERINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths have brown or grey wings with three imcomplete dark bands across each wing. The forewings have recurved wingtips. All four wings have wavy margins.
The labial palps are long, and are usually held pointing forward. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
(Photo: courtesy of John Bromilow,
Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory)
The species occurs in south-east Australia, including:
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 18, and also Plate 131, figs. 15, 15.a.
Uranides et Phalénites II,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), pp. 125-126, No. 1122.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 14-15.
(updated 12 March 2011, 8 August 2018, 1 November 2020)