Chrysolarentia perialla (Turner, 1922)
Perialla Carpet
(previously known as Euphyia perialla)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, often each having two or three indistinct pale wavy transverse bands. The hindwings are yellow with broken brown bands along the inner margins. The undersides of all four wings are brown with two or three yellow wavy transverse bands. The moths have a wing span of about 3 cms.

Specimens of the adult moth of this species have been taken in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16-17.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 46 (1922), pp. 249-250.


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    (written 6 September 2013)