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


(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)

The adult moth of this species has fawn wings crossed by a number of dark zig-zag lines. There is a small black elongated spot near the middle of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has only been found in

  • Tasmania.


    (Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)


    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Family Geometridae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 16 (1904), pp. 253-254, No. 62.


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    (written 16 July 2019)