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.
Specimens of the adult moth of this species have been taken 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, 8 April 2018, 2 April 2021)