Streaked Heath Moth
(previously : Darantasia pachygramma)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each having two dark diagonal lines, and a dark edge to the basal part of the costa. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17 (1893), pp. 154-155.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 20-21.
(updated 30 March 2013, 1 June 2018)