Oenochroma phyllomorpha (Lower, 1899)
(previously known as Monoctenia phyllomorpha)
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oenochroma phyllomorpha
(Photo: courtesy of (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, often with a number of vague rows of dark spots on each wing. The wingspan is about 4 cms.

The species has been found in :

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


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 24 (1899), p. 86.


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    (written 9 January 2013)