XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species is brown, with white-edged broad wavy dark band across each forewing. The hindwings are yellowish brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms. Some individuals exhibit bleached sections of the forewing pattern.
The species has been found in
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 419, No. 1578.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 26-27.
(written 14 September 2013, updated 11 May 2018)