(formerly known as Pseudoterpna paroptila)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown with several broad zig-zag submarginal bands in various shades on each wing. The underside of each wing is off-white, with a black spot near the middle, a brown margin, and a black submarginal band. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 130.
(written 30 October 2014)