(previously known as Remodes lichenias)
TRICHOPTERYGINI , LARENTIINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings with a complex pattern of shades of white, grey, black and green, resembling lichen. The hindwings are plain white, and only about half the size of the forewings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 377.
J. S. Dugdale,
Australian Trichopterygini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) With Descriptions of Eight New Taxa,
Australian Journal of Zoology,
Volume 28, Number 2 (1980), pp. 301-340.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, Updates 56, 57.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 806, No. 14.
(updated 18 June 2011, 25 August 2017)