XANTHORHOINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moth of this species has a complex zigzag fawn or grey pattern on the wings, including a broad darker band with wiggly edges across each forewing. Each forewing also has a subterminal arc of dark dashes which vary in length from apex to tornus. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2011, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera IV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 870-871, No. 84.
(written 2 September 2013)