HYDRIOMENINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with a pattern of light and dark zig-zag bands. The hindwings are fawn coloured. The males have a white basal elliptical patch on each hindwing. The females have chequered edges to all the wings. The moths have a wing span of about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in the high country of
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 28-29.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 50 (1926), p. 122.
(written 12 September 2013)