Forest Heath Moth
(previously known as Fidonia squalidata)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Burrill Lake, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species are greyish brown. The wings each have a black dot near the middle, and a dark-edged pale line from the wingtip to the centre of the hind margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 20-21.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 26 (1863), p. 1671, ref. 1036.
(written 30 March 2013)