Rimosa Heath Moth
(one synonym : Dichromodes albitacta L.B. Prout, 1910)
OENOCHROMINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with a wide dark zig-zag band across each one. The hindwings are plain brown. The females have thread-like antennae. The males have antennae with a feather-like fringe on one side. Both sexes have a dark irregular spot near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Th species has been found in
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 24-25.
Louis Beethoven Prout,
Geometridae, subfamily Oenochrominae,
Fascicules 104 (1910), p. 27, No. 44 (3).
(written 2 May 2014)