Green Wine Moth
(one synonym is Oenochroma artia Turner, 1922)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Koch, Cape Arid, Western Australia)
The adult moths of this species are basically green. The forewings are crossed by a yellow line, and have yellow along the costa and around the margin. The hindwings have a variable big brownish-yellow splodge in the middle, and some yellow along the margin. The forewings have recurved wing-tips. The head is brown. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species is found in:
Further reading :
New species of Drepanulidae, Noctuidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
Volume 21 (1914), p. 425.
(written 22 January 2021, updated 5 February 2021)