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Widespread Heath Moth

Dichromodes mesogonia

Description:

A small triangular brown moth with a wing span of 20 mm and a "snout". Fore wings showed a transverse jagged dark band near the base and a curved band nearer the trailing margin. Each wing had a small diffuse patch of brown between the dark bands.
Submarginal areas were white.

Habitat:

Spotted along a walking track in a reserve.

Notes:

The only sign of life seen in this dry area - there has been no significant rainfall in months !
This moth is found along the eastern states of Australia.
Family: Geometridae Subfamily: Oenochrominae

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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.97, Long: 145.39

Spotted on Apr 29, 2018
Submitted on Apr 29, 2018

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