(previously known as Xanthorhoe epicrossa)
HYDRIOMENINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
In the adult moths of this species, the wings have alternating submarginal zigzag bands of white and brown. The markings are less pronounced on the hindwings. Underneath, the markings are more pronounced on the hindwings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in the southern half of Australia, including
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 (1890), pp. 871-872, No. 85.
(updated 31 March 2013, 8 April 2018, 1 April 2021)