(previously known as Phytometra tristis)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings typically with a broad dark band across each one. The hindwings are brown, each with some narrow brown bands across each one. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
This species occurs in
Arthur G. Butler,
On a small collection of Lepidoptera from Melbourne,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 35, Volume 9 (1882), p. 90, No. 20.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 22-23.
(written 7 September 2013)