Pink Heath Moth
(one synonym : Terpna lepterythra Turner, 1942)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species have pinkish-brown wings, each having a pale submarginal line, a variable marginal area, and a black mark near the centre of each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 20-21.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Oenochromidae (Lepidoptera) III,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 55 (1930), p. 210, No. 193.
(updated 30 March 2013, 9 June 2021)