Oenchroma quardrigramma (T.P. Lucas, 1900)
(one synonym : Galanageia quadrigramma Prout, 1910)
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oenochroma quardrigramma
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

The adult moths of this species have wings with scalloped edges. They are brown with diagonal line across each wing. Also each wing has a fawn spot in the middle containing a black scribble. Each wing has a cusp at the tornus. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 15 (1900), p. 148.

    Paul Zborowski & Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 139.


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    (updated 8 November 2010)