Phazaca species
EPIPLEMINAE,   URANIIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species, like many in this subfamily (EPIPLEMINAE) have an interesting resting posture with its forewings rolled up and stuck out from the body, and the hindwings rolled around the abdomen.


Further reading :

Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 149.


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(updated 17 May 2010)