(formerly known as Micronia directaria)
EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are white, with black-edged white stripes across each wing. There is a black line along the margin of each wing. The margin of each hindwing is angled, with a black mark in the angle. The wingspan can be up to 7 cms.
The species occurs in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1640.
(updated 17 May 2010)