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 are brown with diagonal line across each wing. The wings each have scalloped edges near the tornus. Also each wing has a fawn spot in the middle containing a black scribble. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.

Oenochroma quardrigramma
(Specimen: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

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, 19 August 2018)