(formerly known as Phalaena geminia)
URANIINAE, 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 a brown line along the costa of, and two brown lines across, each forewing. There is one brown line across each hindwing, and a brown line along each margin of all four wings. There is also a brown line down the middle of the back of the abdomen. The margins of the hindwings each have a stumpy tail with two black spots.
The species has been found in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Uitlandsche kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen,
Amsterdam Baalde, Volume 2 (1777), pp. 57-58, and also Plate 133, fig. C.
(written 3 April 2015, updated 23 January 2020)