Plain Mountain Carpet
(previously known as Hydriomena cataphaea)
XANTHORHOINI , LARENTIINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings with a faint pattern. It has a wing span of about 2.5 cms. The moth has been flying during the daytime.
We have taken specimens of the adult moth of this species from the high country of
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16,17.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 833, No. 41.
(updated 5 September 2013)