(one synonym : Hypochroma Munita Lucas, 1901)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have mottled green wings, with two dark zig-zag lines across each forewing, and one across each hindwing. Each wing has a broad submarginal brown band. The green colour fades to brown in older dead specimens. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
Specimens of this species have been taken in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
Volume 3 (1896), p. 283, No. 30.
(updated 7 February 2010)