Tan Heath Moth
(previously : Darantasia perichroa)
OENOCHROMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(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:
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 187.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2013, pp. 20-21.
(written 7 May 2014)