(previously known as Hydriomena aglaodes)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3, update 53)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings crossed by wavy bands. The moths have yellow hindwings, each with a broad brown area at the tornus. The males and females are very similar. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in alpine areas of
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 836-837, No. 45.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16,17.
(updated 26 February 2013, 17 March 2017)