NACOPHORINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on
The adult moth has white forewings with a bold pattern of dark grey or brown patches, and yellow hindwings each with a dark patch. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The moths have been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 20-21.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 42 (1917), pp. 388-389, No. 127.
Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini and a Phylogeny for the Geometridae from Molecular and Morphological Data,
Ph.D. thesis, University of Tasmania, 2003.
(updated 22 April 2012, 9 January 2016)