Chrysolarentia tacera (Turner, 1922)
Tacera Carpet
(previously known as Euphyia tacera)
XANTHORHOINI ,   LARENTIINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings typically with three dark bands across each one. The hindwings are yellow, each with some brown marks along the inner margin. The moth has a wing span of about 2.5 cms.

This 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. 20-21.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 46 (1922), pp. 248-249.


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    (written 6 September 2013)