NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
Both sexes of adult moth have forewings that are ash to silvery grey sprinkled with black. The hindwings are brown at the margin fading to white at the base. Each forewing has a dark spot in the middle of it.
The males also have a dark spot in the middle of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 28-29.
Peter B. McQuillan, Catherine J. Young, & Alistair M.M. Richardson,
A revision of the Australian moth genus Paralaea Guest (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae),
Volume 15, part 3 (2001), pp. 277-317.
(created 4 March 2005, updated 1 January 2012, 15 January 2016)