(previously known as Hydriomena orthropis)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each crossed by a broad dark wavy band. The hindwings are yellow with brown arcs and splodges. The males and females have similar wing patterns. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 18-19.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5 (1890), p. 840, No. 50.
(written 12 March 2013)