GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths are grey with two jagged black lines across each forewing, and one across each hindwing. The undersides have a wide black submarginal band under each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 37.7, p. 371.
Gilbert Macarthur Goldfinch,
Revision of Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 54, Part 4 (1929), p.384, No. 8, and also Plate 15, fig. 15.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 30-31.
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 31 a,b.
(updated 28 June 2013)