(previously known as Hydriomena plagiocausta)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory).
The adult moth of this species is brown with light and dark bands across the wings, including a dark irregular line across half of each forewing. The moths have a wing span of about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 20-21.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Family Geometridae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 16 (1904), p. 263, No. 96.
(updated 24 April 2010)