Scioglyptis species
BOARMIINI,   ENNOMINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley


(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)

These caterpillars are mottled brown loopers.


(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)

The adult moth is light brown with wavy transverse dark brown lines extending across both wings. The termen of each fore and hind wing has a wavy edge.


eggs, magnified
(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)

The eggs are oval, and have a microscopic pattern of crenulated ribs. When newly laid they are pale green, turning red as they aged.

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(updated 4 June 2005)