NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)
The adult moth has brown forewings with yellow patches. The forewings have recurved wingtips. The hindwings are orange, each with an black spot near the middle. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 366.
Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, Update 58 (22 September 2017).
Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini and a Phylogeny for the Geometridae from Molecular and Morphological Data,
Ph.D. thesis, University of Tasmania, 2003.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera. VI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 42 (1917), pp. 389-390, No. 128.
(updated 4 March 2005, 23 September 2017)