(one synonym : Camptogramma extraneata Walker, 1863)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory).
The adult moth of this species is brown with a number of dark faint zigzag lines across the forewings. The hindwings of the female are yellowish with some vague darker transversebands. The male is similar to the female, but more drab looking. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), pp. 424-425, No. 1590.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.