Chrysolarentia adornata (Guenée, 1857)
Adorned Carpet
(previously known as Camptogramma adornata)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings crossed by wavy bands, including a particularly pale half band near each wingtip. The moths have dark yellow hindwings. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The species is found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading:

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 426, No. 1593.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 12-13, 20-21.


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    (updated 26 February 2013)