Coastal Heath Moth
(formerly known as Dichromodes ophiucha)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings with some variable dark streaks. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2013, pp. 20-21.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera III,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1186, No. 52.
(written 7 May 2014, updated 18 June 2021)