(also known as Euphyia perornata)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Hewitt, Lake Mountain, Victoria).
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with pink and dark brown markings, including around the margins, a submarginal arc, and an arc of two or three large blobs across the middle. The hindwings are paler brown, with irregular dark blobs on the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The moths often rest facing downwards.
The species occurs in hilly and mountainous regions of :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.37, p. 376.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 24 (1862), pp. 1056-1057, No. 6.
(updated 24 April 2010, 23 January 2019, 25 March 2021)