Chrysolarentia plesia (Turner, 1904)
Plesia Carpet
(previously known as Hydriomena plesia)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Fremantle, Western Australia).

The adult moth of this species is brown with light and dark bands across the wings. The moths have a wing span of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.

    This species may have been placed in the wrong genus.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    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. 265, No. 100.


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    (updated 17 April 2010)