Visiana brujata (Guenée, 1857)
Brujata Carpet
(previously known as Scotosia brujata)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Visiana brujata
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has a complex fawn pattern on the wings. The moths have a wing span of about 3.5 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)


    Further reading:

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 444, No. 1628.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 26-27.


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    (updated 24 September 2011)