EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have a variable brownish-grey pattern on each wing, usually including a dark semi-circle near the middle of the hind margin of each forewing. The hind margin of each forewing is also concave. The hindwings each have a pointed tornus.
Like many moths in the subfamily EPIPLEMINAE, the moth often exhibits an interesting resting posture by creasing its wings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 50 (1926), pp. 129-130.
(written 10 October 2014, updated 16 October 2018)