(previously known as Scordylia leucophragma)
LARENTIINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dr David G. Hewitt, Melbourne)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on
The adult moth has brown wings, with three pale zigzag lines across each forewing, and a white dash near each wingtip. The hindwings are paler brown, and have a zigzag dark line across each one.
The species has been found in:
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.35, pp. 67, 377.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 12-13, 34-35.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 818, No. 29.
A revision of the genus Chaetolopha Warren (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) with a description of Parachaetolopha, gen. nov.,
Invertebrate Systematics, Volume 16 (2002), pp. 703-733.
(updated 26 February 2013)