Pale Grey Crest-moth
NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
These Caterpillars are dark brown with a white line along each side containing an orange mark on each side of each segment. The caterpillar has been found feeding on
as well as
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with some incomplete dark streaks. The hindwings are pale brown darkening toward the edges. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Moths of Victoria: Part 5 - Satin Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 20-21.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera VI (Third instalment),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 44 (1919), p. 402, No. 270.
(written 30 December 2015, updated 25 September 2019, 19 February 2021)