(previously known as Cidaria interruptata)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of John Bundock, Cotter River, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings crossed by various pale wavy bands. The hindwings are brown with indistinct patterns. The males and females have similar wing patterns. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
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. 469-470, No. 1678, and also Plate 9, fig. 6.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.
(written 3 March 2013, updated 4 February 2018)