(formerly known as Hypochroma horridata)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moth of this species has a complex dark brown and red pattern on each wing sometimes transected by a broad irregular pale band, and sometimes also with a pale mark in the middle of the margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, update 57.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 26 (1863), p. 1544.
(written 25 August 2017, updated 22 October 2020)