Chrysolarentia stereozona (Meyrick, 1891)
Medium Radiating Carpet
(previously known as Meyrick,)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is brown usually with three white or yellow bands across each wing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

Chrysolarentia stereozona
underside
(Photo: courtesy of D. Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The species occurs in

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 14-15.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 843, No. 54.


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    (updated 24 September 2011)