(previously known as Chlenias rhyncophora)
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on various trees in CASUARINACEAE, including
The adult moths have a grey or brown pattern on each forewing, including dark spiky scalloped submarginal lines. The hindwings are pale grey or brown with a vague darker spot near the middle. 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), p. 163.
(updated 2 June 2005)