Furneaux Island Cape-moth
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The adult moths of this species have brown wings, each with a black spot near the middle, and two crenulated transverse lines. The margins of the wings are scalloped. The hindwings have fainter patterns than the forewings. The females have thread-like antennae and the males have pectinated antennae. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 8-9.
Peter B. McQuillan,
The Tasmanian geometrid moths associated with the genus Amelora auctorum (Lepidopetra: Geometridae: Ennominae),
Volume 10 (1996), p. 470, figs 77, 119.
(written 11 March 2021)