(formerly known as Ptochophyle cyphosticha)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Natural History Museum, London)
The adult moths of this species have rusty red wings, each crossed by two dark zigzag lines, and each with a black-edged white spot near the middle. The females have thread-like antennae. The males have feathery antennae, and a pale area by the tornus of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. IV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1908), pp. 680-681, No. 81.
(written 28 June 2019)