NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The Caterpillars of this species have been reported to feed on the young foliage of
The adult moths of this species have reddish-brown wings, each with a broad wavy patchy dark band with black outlines across the middle. The hindwings have fainter patterns than the forewings. The females have thread-like antennae and the males have slightly pectinated antennae. The wingspan is about 3 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. 20-21.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), pp. 197-198.
(written 7 January 2016)