NACOPHORINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 5)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown wings, with a dark smudge or ring of dark dots near the middle of each wing. The each wing also has a fine dark zig-zag line along the margin. The forewings each have a submarginal arc of dark dots. The moths have a wingspan of 3 cms. The males have feathery antennae. The females have thread-like antennae.
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. 12-13.
Peter B. McQuillan,
The Tasmanian Geometrid Moths Associated with the Genus Amelora auctorum (Lepidoptera : Geometridae : Ennomina),
Volume 10, Issue 3, 1996, pp. 433-506.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera VI (Third instalment),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 44 (1919), p. 301-302, No. 204.
(written 18 December 2015, updated 15 August 2018, 14 February 2021)