(previously known as Hydriomena polyxantha)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings with dark bands across them. The hindwings are pale yellow with suffused brown markings. The wing margin fringes are dark, and sometimes chequered. It has a wing span of about 2 cms. The moth frequently rest facing downwards.
This species has been caught in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 18-19.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 847, No. 41.
(updated 6 September 2013, 14 February 2018, 9 March 2020)