Horisme plagiographa Turner, 1922
Oblique-lined Carpet
LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moth of this species is brown with variable patterns, including a dark spot near the tornus and a dark bar near the base of each forewing. The wing margins are scalloped. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

This species has been found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 34-35.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 46 (1922), pp. 244-245.


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    (written 10 September 2013)