(formerly known as Erosia stolida)
EPIPLEMINAE, URANIIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have a variable brownish-grey pattern on each wing. The hind margin of the forewing is concave. The hindwings often each have one or two tails near the tornus.
Like many moths in the subfamily EPIPLEMINAE, the moth often exhibits an interesting resting posture by creasing its wings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Heterocera from the Australian Region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, p. 415, No. 57.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 214.
(updated 8 July 2011, 6 December 2014)