(previously known as Carecomotis sabulata)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth is greyish brown with lots of dark spots and wavy lines on the upper surface of each wing. Underneath it has a large black patch at the wingtip and a black spot at the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
Further reading :
David Stephen Fletcher,
A revision of the genus Carecomotis (Lep. Geometridae),
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Volume 12, Part 6 (1953), p. 137, figs 77, 78.
(updated 24 September 2011, 29 November 2017)