(previously known as Cidaria decipiens)
LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on
The adult moth has brown wings, with broad light and dark zigzag bands across each forewing. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, Part 4, pp. 438-439, No. 98.
A revision of the genus Chaetolopha Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) with a description of Parachaetolopha, gen. nov.,
Volume 16 (2002), pp. 703-733.
(updated 11 July 2011)