Aglossophanes pachygramma (Lower, 1893)
Streaked Heath Moth
(previously : Darantasia pachygramma)
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aglossophanes pachygramma
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4,)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each having two dark diagonal lines running from wingtip to the inner margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 17 (1893), pp. 154-155.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
    Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 20-21.


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    (updated 30 March 2013)