(previously known as Euphyia leptophrica)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Harvey Perkins, Cotter River, Australian Capital Territory)
The female adult moths of this species have brown forewings each crossed by a number of dark-edged pale wavy bands, and with a black mark near the middle. The hindwings are similar with less distinct patterns.
The male moths have similar patterns but are generally paler and have more subdued colouring. The moths of both sexes have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 18-19.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 46 (1922), pp. 250-251.
(written 3 March 2013, updated 30 April 2018)