ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of JohnBundock, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with a faint submarginal arc of dark dots, and a faint small dark circle near the base. The hindwings are paler and also each have a faint submarginal arc of dark dots. The males and females both have threadlike antennae. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 119, No. 1112, and also Plate 22, fig. 8.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 34-35.
(updated 15 February 2010, 24 December 2018, 10 May 2021)