NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The adult moths are grey or brown, with a striking pattern on each forewing of a series of black transverse lines crossing blackened veins. The hindwings are pale grey or brown, darkening toward the margin. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The moths are inclined to rest with their forewings covering their hindwings.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 5,
Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 16-17.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian species of Boarmiadae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 58 (1947), p. 109, No. 96.
(written 8 January 2016, updated 23 February 2021)