Dichromodes triparata (Walker, 1861)
(previously known as Panagra triparata)
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Dichromodes triparata
(Photo: courtesy of Mark Heath, Perth, Western australia)

The adult moths of this species are grey with a broad jagged dark band across each forewing. They normally rest with the forewings covering the hindwings.

Th species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 22 (1861), p. 1005, No. 42.


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    (updated 2 April 2011)