Chrysolarentia euphileta (Turner, 1907)
Well-loved Carpet
(previously known as Hydriomena euphileta)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moths of this species have brown wings with a broad dark zigzag band across each forewing. The hindwings are bit yellowish. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.


male
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The species has been found in

  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 20-21.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 31 (1907), pp. 705-706.


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    (written 2 March 2013)