(one synonym : Lathaeolis spodochroa Turner, 1936)
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)
This caterpillar is green with broad white longitudinal stripes. It has been found feeding on:
The moth is grey with pale and dark areas outlined in black zigzag lines. The wingspan is about 3 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. 14-15, 19.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 9 (1855), p. 11, No. 1.
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 2 May 2010, 8 October 2013, 7 June 2014, 1 January 2016)