(erroneously : Conosara castaneata)
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Young)
The adult moths of this species have variable grey-brown forewings with indistinct patterns, sometimes including indistinct pale streaks along the costa and the hind margin. The hindwings are off-white with faint brown patterns along the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. front cover, 20-21.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 4 (1891), pp. 660-661, No. 96.
Catherine J. Young,
Characterisation of the Australian Nacophorini and a Phylogeny for the Geometridae from Molecular and Morphological Data,
Ph.D. thesis, University of Tasmania, 2003.
(updated 14 March 2005, 7 June 2014, 1 January 2016)