(formerly known as Chlenias heteromorpha)
NACOPHORINI , ENNOMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown or grey forewings, each with a non-descript pattern including a dark splodge by the tornus. The hindwings are a uniform off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms. In its natural posture, the moth is inclined to keep its wings rolled tightly around its body.
The species occurs over dry inland areas of Australia, including
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 20-21.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptons of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 25 (1901), pp. 65-66.
(written 31 December 2015)