(one synonym : Erosia radiata T.P. Lucas, 1898)
EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, URANIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have a variable brownish-grey patchy wings. The hindwings each have a cusp on the margin.
Like many moths in the subfamily EPIPLEMINAE, the moth often exhibits an interesting resting posture by creasing its wings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
Both sexes have thread-like antennae, but the antennae of the males is thicker.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 34-35.
Moths of Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park,
Issue 76 (March 2015), pp. 8-9, fig. 2,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
New Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Oriental and Palaearctic Regions,
Volume 3 (1896), p. 352, No. 42.
(written 26 October 2014, updated 15 August 2018, 8 September 2019, 11 November 2020)