(formerly known as Hemerophila strixaria)
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jan MacDonald, Finch Hatton, Queensland)
This adult moth is grey-brown with wavy lines, and has a wingspan up to 14 cms.
The species is found in rainforests across south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 35.15, p. 367.
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), pp. 217-218, No. 322.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 61.
(updated 3 October 2010)