(previously known as Euphyia persimilis)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(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 yellowish-brown each with some broken brown bands at the tornus. The undersides of all four wings show fainter patterns of the upper surfaces. The moths have a wing span of about 3 cms.
Specimens of the adult moth of this species have been taken in mountains of
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16-17.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 50 (1926), pp. 122-123.
(written 6 September 2013, updated 10 May 2018, 24 March 2021)