(previously known as Cephalissa microcyma)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has finely speckled brown wings. The males and females have similar wing patterns. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
This is an alpine species, found in
The genus Chrysolarentia in which this species has been placed, is inappropropriate, so the species is unplaced until a more suitable genus is described.
A classified list of Geometrina found around Balhannah, with notes on species,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 9 (1887), p. 128, No. 9.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 20-21.
(written 10 March 2013, updated 1 May 2018, 27 October 2020)