Streaked Heath Moth
(previously : Darantasia pachygramma)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(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 hind margin. 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)