(also known as Hypomecis zaloschema)
Shaded Bark Moth
BOARMIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a complex pattern the wings. The wing margins are saw-toothed. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
The genus to which this species is assigned (Boarmia) is inappropriate, and this species and that currently named Cleora nesiotis should both be placed in a new but yet undescribed genus.
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera VI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 42 (1917), pp. 355-356.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 24-25.
(written 12 March 2018, updated 2 JUly 2018)