(previously known as Pseudoterpna acutangula)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are off-white with wide brown margins.
As with other Pingasa species, they have an extraordinary resting posture, with forewings dislocated to point forward.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Die Lepidopterenfauna des Bismarck-Archipels. (2). Die Nachtfalter,
Volume 12, Part 29 (1900), pp. 151-152, No. 283.
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 18.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 144.
(updated 6 November 2010, 11 July 2020, 14 September 2020)