Ribbed Wine Moth
(one synonym : Monoctenia digglesaria Guenée, 1864)
OENOCHROMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)
The adult moths are brown, and have amongst other markings, a dark submarginal band with a pale edge. The wing margins are concave and scalloped. The wingspan is about 5 cms. There is a small dark ring near the middle of the costa on the underside of each forewing.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan,
Report on a survey of nocturnal moth species occurring on South Sister near St Marys, Tasmania. ,
University of Tasmania, 2005.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2013, pp. 10-11.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 21 (1860), p. 290.
(updated 30 March 2013)