Prasinocyma albicosta (Walker, 1861)
(erroneously known as Iodis albicostata)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prasinocyma albicosta
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths have green wings, with a white line along the costa of each forewing.

This species occurs in much of Australia, including:

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


    Further reading :

    Peter Hendry,
    At the light trap,
    Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club,
    Newsletter Issue 45 (June 2007), pp. 18-22.

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 22 (1861), p. 529, No. 41.


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    (updated 11 February 2011)