, (one synonym : Xanthorhoe pelochroa Lower, 1894)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
These adult moths have brown wings with variable wavy patterns The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The male and female have different patterns, and the different antennae.
The species occurs in the southern half of Australia including
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 26-27.
Notes on Australian Lepidoptera, with descriptions of new species,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Volume 5, Part 16 (1885), pp. 434-435, No. 30, and also Plate 11, fig. 7.
(updated 11 February 2011)