Chrysolarentia bichromata (Guenée, 1858)
Two-toned Carpet
(previously known as Camptogramma bichromata)
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. The moths have yellow hindwings with a brown stripey patch by each tornus. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.


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

The species is found in

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


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


    Further reading:

    Achille Guenée,
    Uranides et Phalénites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 425, No. 1591.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 18,19.


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    (written 4 September 2013, updated 8 April 2018)