(erroneously known as : Xiridava rufinigra)
EUPITHECIINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown with a broad irregular brown band along the costa of each forewing, and a broad brown mark at the tornus of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Various subspecies are found in
and also in Australia in
On New Species of Indian Lepidoptera,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
6th Series, Part 16 (1895), pp. 296-297.
(updated 7 September 2004, 18 October 2013)