Chrysolarentia squamulata (Warren, 1899)
Scaled Carpet
(previously known as Camptogramma squamulata)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chrysolarentia squamulata
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory).

The adult moth of this species is brown with complex light and dark bands across the wings The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.

    This species may have been placed in the wrong genus.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 20-21.

    William Warren,
    New Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae from the the Oriental and Palaearctic regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 6 (1899), p. 341, No. 74.


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    (updated 24 September 2011)