(formerly known as Iodis bipunctifera)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans, Revesby, New South Wales)
This Caterpillar is greenish-brown, and has a pair of stubby red horns on the first abdominal segment. It was caught on :
It grew to a length of about 2 cm.
The adult moth of this species 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. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
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.
(written 23 September 2018, updated 11 October 2020)