Dichromodes lechria Turner, 1943
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Dichromodes lechria
male
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species have brown wings, with wavy bands across them. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Dichromodes lechria
male, underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 48 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 2 (1943), p. 107.


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    (written 18 June 2015)