(one synonym : Euphyia occidentalis Turner, 1942)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Thomas, Coree, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings with two prominent pale lines converging obliquely across each one. The hindwings are each yellow with a brown margin. The moths have a wing span of about 3 cms. The moths are inclined to rest facing downwards.
The species is found in the mountains of
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
On a small collection of Lepidoptera from Melbourne,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 9 (1882), pp. 93-94, No. 42, (Ref. 130).
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.34, p. 376.
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. 113.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.
(updated 28 February 2013, 8 April 2018, 30 January 2019, 2 April 2021)