(previously known as Hydriomena phaedra)
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 yellow each with some broken brown bands at the tornus, and a dark dot near the middle of the costa. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
Specimens of the adult moth of this species have been taken in both parks and built up areas of
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16-17.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 824-825, No. 32.
(written 6 September 2013, updated 10 May 2018, 24 March 2021)