(previously known as Terpna mniaria)
GEOMETRINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria, Part 4)
The adult moths of this species have wings with a complex pattern black, white, and green. The green fades to brown in old dead specimens. The wingspan is about 2.5 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), p. 395, and also Plate 14, figs. 1, 2.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 28-29.
(updated 28 June 2013, 25 April 2014)