(formerly known as Crocallis newmannaria)
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The adult moths have brown wings, with very broad band with irregular dotted edges across each forewing, and a vague dark spot near the middle of each wing. The forewings have angled margins and slightly hooked wingtips. The moths have a wingspan of 3 cms.
The species has been found in
This may be the same species as, and senior synonym for: Androchela camptodes. Further investigation of the type specimens is required.
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 169, No. 270.
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 12-13.
Peter B. McQuillan,
The Tasmanian Geometrid Moths Associated with the Genus Amelora auctorum (Lepidoptera : Geometridae : Ennomina),
Volume 10, Number 3 (1996), pp. 433-506.
(written 20 December 2015)