(formerly known as Hemerophila silicaria)
Long-winged Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths of this species are grey or brown with broad wavy diagonal dark bands on each wing. The wing margins are slightly scalloped. The moths rest with wings out flat. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 26-27, update 58.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 25 (1862), p. 1340-1341, No. 23.
(written 27 July 2018)