(formerly known as Idiodes pyrrhopa)
ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 7)
The uppersides of the wings of the adult moth of this species are brown, each with a general pattern of dark spots and orange blotches, and an orange fringe around the wing margins. The forewings each have a yellow stripe along the costa, and a recurved margin. The males and females both have thread-like antennae. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in
Moths of Victoria: Part 7,
Bark Moths and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (D),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2016, pp. 34-35.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 264.
(written 29 January 2017, updated 12 August 2018, 28 October 2020)