(previously known as Iodis bipunctifera)
GEOMETRINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Stella Crossley & Peter Marriott
This caterpillar is greenish-brown and has a pair of horns on the first abdominal segment. It was caught on :
It grew to a length of about 2 cm.
The adult moth is green with two diagonal white lines across each forewing, and one across each hindwing. There is also a dark spot at the tornus of each hindwing. It has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
At the Light Trap,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club
Newsletter, Issue 48 (March 2008), pp. 9-11.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 23 (1861), p. 546, No. 21.
(updated 6 May 2011, 20 January 2016)