Amelora goniota Guest, 1887
Flecked Cape-moth
NACOPHORINI ,   ENNOMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Amelora goniota
male
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)

The adult moths of this species vary from pale grey to brown. They have two thin wiggly black lines across each forewing The hindwings are paler than the forewings, and each has a faint serrated transverse line. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Amelora goniota
male
(Photo: courtesy of Steve Willams, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further Reading

    Edward Guest,
    A classified list of Geometrina found around Balhannah, with notes on species,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 9 (1887), p. 137, No. 9.

    Marilyn Hewish,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
    Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 10-11.


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    (written 18 December 2015)