Tapinogyna perichroa (Lower, 1903)
Tan Heath Moth
(previously : Darantasia perichroa)
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Tapinogyna perichroa
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings with some dark dots on the forewings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 187.

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
    Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2013, pp. 20-21.


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    (written 7 May 2014)