(formerly known as Epiplema lugens)
EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(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 concave costa, and a pointed cusp on the margin. Like many moths in the subfamily EPIPLEMINAE, the moth often exhibits an interesting resting posture by creasing its wings.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
New Genera and Species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
Volume 4 (1897), pp. 202-203, No. 21.
(written 26 October 2014, updated 16 October 2018, 11 November 2020)