Oenochroma lissoscia Turner, 1922
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oenochroma lissoscia
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have brown wings. The forewings each have a broad pale margin partly outlined in white. The hindwings each have an outlined dark band near the base. In its natural posture, the hindwing bands connect to similar markings on the inner margins of the forewings. The wingspan is abut 4.5 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 46 (1922), p. 292.


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    (updated 19 June 2011)