(one synonym : Chlorocoma ochroneurodes Prout, 1912)
GEOMETRINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are basically green so that they belong to the group called 'Emeralds'. For this species, each forewing has a smoothly curved white sub-marginal line. Each hindwing has a jagged curved white sub-marginal line. The abdomen also has a white dorsal line. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
Specimens have been caught in :
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 366, No. 580.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 34-35.
(updated 29 June 2013)