(previously known as Hydata metallica)
EUTOEINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is translucent, with various dark marks including a broad brown submarginal band on each wing. Each forewing has a sharply hooked wingtip, and a cusp midway along the margin. The hindwings each have a scalloped margin ending in a cusp at the tornus. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
On a collection of Lepidoptera from Cape York and the south-east coast of New Guinea,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1877, Part 3, pp. 474-475, No. 47.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 73.
(updated 7 February 2010, 10 May 2021)