Phrixocomes hedrasticha Turner, 1936
Bold Phrataria
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Phrixocomes hedrasticha
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings with zig-zag markings. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Phrixocomes hedrasticha
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
    Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2013, pp. 20-21.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A preliminary revision of the Australian Thyrididae and Pyralidae: Part I,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 47 (1936), p. 29.


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    (written 7 May 2014)