(one synonym : Stibaroma triphasia Turner, 1919)
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)
The adults are grey or brown with dark zig-zag markings on the forewings. The hindwings are pale grey-brown, with a dark band along the margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The eggs are oval and white, and covered in micriscopic dimples.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 223, No. 334, and also Plate 20, fig. 1.
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 16-17.
Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini and a Phylogeny for the Geometridae from Molecular and Morphological Data,
Ph.D. thesis, University of Tasmania, 2003.
(updated 31 March 2011, 15 January 2016)