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Cross-line Wave Moth - Gnamptoloma aventiaria

Family Geometridae

This page contains information about Cross-line Wave Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Wingspan 20mm
 
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The moth is reddish in colour with a "burn mark" on forewings. There is a yellow line across wings. Each forewing has a dark spot. The wings base colours vary from pale brown to pale green.
 
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The caterpillar is green or brown in colour, moving in typical looper fashion. Pictures were taken in Mt Coot-tha, Mar 2008.   
 

Reference:
1. Traminda aventiaria (Guene, 1857) - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2011.
2. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p375, Plate11.33.
 

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