GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species have grey wings with dark angular zig-zag lines. Underneath, the wings each have a characteristically shaped dark patch. The wingspan of the males is about 5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch,
Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 54 (1929), pp. 400, No. 40. and also Plate 15, fig. 12.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 30-31.
(updated 28 June 2013, 18 June 2018)