(previously known as Caricomotis tenebrata)
BOARMIINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is greyish-brown with several submarginal wiggly lines. Each wing also has a white spot on the margin, and a mauve shading across the middle.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
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. 122.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 62.
(updated 26 October 2004, 7 February 2010)