(previously known as Hydriomena trygodes)
XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species is very variable. One form has brown forewings with a broad dark band across each one. The hindwings are brown, each with some narrow brown bands across each one.
A yellow form has yellower wings. A dark form has dark forewings, although some authors think that this is the separate species: Chrysolarentia phaulophanes. The moths have a wing span of about 2 cms.
This species has been found in
This species may have been placed in the wrong genus.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 18-19.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 851-852, No. 65.
(written 7 September 2013, updated 16 June 2015)