Crested Teatree Moth
(formerly known as Pseudopanthera habrocosma)
NACOPHORINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moths have patchy brown forewings, with an outlined grey pattern including two short dark lines, one by the apex, and one by the base. The forewings have recurved wingtips. The hindwings are yellow, each with a brown patch by the wingtip. The wingspan is about 3.5 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. 14-15.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17, Part 1 (1893), pp. 153-154.
(written 8 January 2016)