XENOMUSINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Peter Marriott & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Peter Marriott)
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 female antennae are more threadlike.
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)