LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species is grey with variable patterns, typically including a dark bar near the base of each forewing. The wing margins are scalloped. The forewings are about 50% larger in area than the hindwings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
This species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 184.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 34-35.
(written 10 September 2013)