(formerly known as Iodis aphrias)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
The caterpillar of this species is brown with a pale line along each side, and pairs of pointed flaps on the back of each segment.
The female moths of this species are green with an irregular broad brown border to each wing, and a yellowish area around the thorax.
The adult male moths are green with irregular white patches and markings on the wings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
1889, pp. 492-493, No. 106.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 75.
(updated 12 September 2011, 10 July 2018, 29 April 2021)