(previously known as Hydriomena leucophanes)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each crossed by a broken dark line from apex to the middle of the inner margin, and each with a pale elliptical area by the apex. The hindwings are brown with indistinct banded patterns. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms. The males and females have similar wing patterns, but the females are inclined to be a little larger than the males.
The species has been found in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 20-21.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 856, No. 71.
(written 9 March 2013)