(formerly known as Euphyia phaulophanes)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum, listed as Euphyia phaulophanes)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with a pale-edged dark zig-zag submarginal line. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has only been found in
The species is suspected of being a dark subspecies of Chrysolarentia trygodes.
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 38 a,b.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 47 (1936), p. 26.
(written 16 June 2015)