(one synonym : Craspedia rufimixtaria Warren, 1900)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown wings with red zigzag markings. The red colour fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
Various subspecies of this moth occur around the world, including:
as well as in Australia in
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 22 (1861), p. 750, No. 189.
(updated 25 April 2010)