(formerly known as Sterrha rhodocosma)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 3)
The adult moths of this species have red forewings with cream wiggly submarginal lines, sometimes with a prominent white spot halfway along the outermost line. The hindwings are cream with faint dark transverse bands. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), pp. 14-15.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3, update 53,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017.
(written 17 March 2016)