(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
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)