(previously known as Hydriomena rhynchota)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings typically with a broad dark zig-zag band across each one containg a small dark comma mark. The hindwings are pale brown typically with several vague dark lines across each one. The wings all have chequered margins. The moth has a wing span of about 3 cms.
This species occurs in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16-17.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 826-827, No. 34.
(written 6 September 2013, updated 24 March 2021)