Large Radiating Carpet
(previously known as Euphyia polycarpa)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Peter Marriott & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings with light bands across them. The hindwings are orange with brown markings. The moth has a wing span of about 2.5 cms.
This is a high plains species, specimens being taken by day on various mountains between January and March in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 841-842, No. 52.
(updated 11 February 2009, 6 September 2013)