Looper Moths
Bracken Fern Geometrid Moth
Dry Leaf Looper Moth
Bark Looper Moth
Cleora Looper Moth
Sinister Moth
Wattle Bark Moth
Black Looper 
Twig Caterpillars
Pink Bellied Moth
Fallen Bark Looper
Grey Geometrid Moth
Triangular Geometrid Moth
Looper Caterpillars
White Looper Moth
Common Brown Looper Moth
Green Looper Moth
Redlined Looper Moth
Gumtree Bizarre Looper Moth
Banded Carpet Moth I
Banded Carpet Moth II
Banded Carpet Moth III
Green and Brown Carpet Moth
Carpet Moth Caterpillars 


Wave Moth Caterpillars in Subfamily STERRHINAE

Family Geometridae

This page contains pictures and information about Wave Moth Caterpillars in subfamily Sterrhinae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Moths in this subfamily are small in size with wingspan of less tha 20mm. They are usually pale brown or yellow in colour. They usually have transverse lines on both wings.

Unknown Wave Moth Looper 1
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? sp., length 20mm  
May 2008, Buhot Creek Stringy Bark Track
Unknown Wave Moth Looper 2
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? sp., length 20mm  
Unknown Wave Moth Looper 3
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? sp., length 20mm  
Unknown Wave Moth Looper 4
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? sp., length 20mm  

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p374.
2. A Guide to Australian Moths - Paul Zborowski, Ted Edwards, CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2007, p137.
3. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
4. STERRHINAE in Australia - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2011. 
5. Moths of Victoria Part 3 - Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDAE (C) - Peter Marriott, Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011. 

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Last updated: September 04, 2011.