Prasinocyma caniola (Warren, 1903)
(previously known as Pauresthes phaeostigma)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prasinocyma caniola
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths are green, with a dark dot near the middle of each wing, and white dots along the back of the abdomen.

This species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Ausralia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Uraniidae, Drepanulidae and Geometridae from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 10 (1903), p. 360, No. 34.


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    (updated 7 February 2010)