XENOMUSINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Peter Marriott & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The adult moths of this species are brown with a stripe across each wing and recurved pointed wingtips. Both sexes are similar in coloration and pattern but the females tend to be a little larger. Male wing span 40 - 45 mm, females up to 50 mm. The antennae of both sexes are threadlike, but the antennae of the female are thinner.
The species occurs in rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 35.1, p. 366.
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 34-35.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: III,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4 (1890), pp. 1198-1199, No. 67.
(updated 11 February 2009, 17 September 2013)