Green and Brown Carpet
(previously known as Phrissogonus catastreptes)
LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on a variety of plants, including
The adult moths have a scalloped banded brown pattern on the wings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 106.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 30-31.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5 (1890), pp. 797-798, No. 4.
(updated 16 September 2013, 28 November 2020)