(previously known as Asthena urarcha)
ASTHENINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholl's Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moth of this species is white with many faint pale green wavy lines across each wing, and with a narrow brownish edge to the forewing costas, and also a dark dot near the centre of each forewing. The hindwing tornus is angled. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been found Australia in:
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 32-33.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 812-813, No. 20.
(written 14 Septembner 2013, updated 30 March 2020, 19 March 2021)