Atherton Gum Moth
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Millaa Millaa, Queensland)
The adult moths have greyish-brown wings, each with a straight pale-edged dark submarginal line. and irregularly scalloped margins. The moths repose with the forewings held covering the hindwings.
The species is found in the highland plains of
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan,
A taxonomic revision of the Australian autumn gum moth genus Mnesampela Guest (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Ennominae),
Volume 16 (1985) p. 187.
(written 16 June 2018)