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

Chrysolarentia symphona
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)

The adult moth of this species is usually grey or brown with several white zig-zag lines across each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey with a faint pattern of zig-zag lines. The wing margins are chequered. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading:

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
    Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 16-17.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), p. 832, No. 40.


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    (written 7 September 2013)