Mountain Wine Moth
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Kevin Jackson, Gympie, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pinkish brown with a yellow line from the wingtip to the middle of the hind margin, and a dark line from the middle of the costa to the middle of the hind margin on each forewing. The yellow line and dark line run adjacently across each hindwing. The forewing wingtips are recurved, and the margins slightly scalloped The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Axel Hausmann, P.D.N. Hebert, A. Mitchell, R. Rougerie, M. Sommerer, Ted Edwards T, Cathy Byrne,
Revision of the Australian Oenochroma vinaria Guenee, 1858 species-complex (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Oenochrominae): DNA barcoding reveals cryptic diversity and assesses status of type specimen without dissection,
Zootaxa, 2239 (2009) pp. 1-21.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 10-11.
(written 5 May 2014, updated 26 September 2015)