(formerly known as Erosia quadristrigata)
EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are off-white with apattern of curved brown lines and bands across each wing. The margins of the hindwings each have two tails.
The wingspan is about 2 cms. Often at rest, the moth rolls up its wings.
The species has been found in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon,
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the British Museum,
Part 9 (1893), p. 137, No. 857, and also Plate 157, fig. 4.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1647.
(written 3 April 2015, updated 26 January 2019, 25 January 2020)