HYDRIOMENINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with three transverse black-edged white bands. The hindwings are plain pale brown, each with a dark band all around the edge. The male moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms. The females are larger, with a wingspan of about 2 cms.
This species has been found in the mountains of
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 28-29.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 859-860, No. 74.
(written 11 September 2013, updated 1 April 2021)