(one synonym : Gastrina denticulata Swinhoe, 1900)
NACOPHORINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jenny Holmes, Victoria)
The caterpillars of this species initially are black with white spots.
The adult moths are brown with dark zigzag lines across the wings. At rest, the moths hold their wings folded like a tent. The wingspan when the wings are out to the side is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 19, 26-27, back cover.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 11 (1857), p. 761-762.
(updated 5 December 2011, 7 June 2014)