(also known as Eupithecia melanolopha)
EUPITHECIINI , LARENTIINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Axel Hausmann, SNSB, Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen)
The adult moths of this species are brown with various markings, including a dark complex mark midway along the costa of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
New Species of Indian Epiplemidae, Geometridae, Thyrididae, and Pyralidae,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 6, Volume 16 (1895), p. 296.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Family Geometridae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 16 (1904), p. 236, No. 23.
(written 30 September 2016, updated 26 February 2017)