(one synonym is Protaulaca scythropa Meyrick, 1891)
LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has grey-brown wings each with several dark zigzag transverse lines, and several dark patches. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 376, No. 1502, and also Plate 22, fig. 4.
(written 24 September 2018, updated 31 March 2021)