(previously known as Xanthorhoe hyperythra)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings. The forewings each crossed by a broad dark 'Y' shaped band. The hindwings have subdued markings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New South Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 15 (1892), pp. 12-13.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 26-27.
(updated 9 September 2013, 20 January 2016)