The Gem (Orthonama obstipata)

The Gem (Orthonama obstipata)

The Gem (Orthonama obstipata) is a moth of the family Geometridae.

Sexually dimorphic. FW of male is pale tan with a broken dusky median band and blackish apical dash. FW of female is maroon with dotted white lines and a white-edged discal spot.

Hosts: Low plants, including dock and ragwort.

Note: common

The Gem

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