Green-spotted Angled Emerald
(previously known as Gelasma centrophylla)
GEOMETRINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Young & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
This Caterpillar has been found feeding on :
The adult is green with dark speckles making an indistinct submarginal zig-zag line on each wing. There is a prominent dark spot near the centre of each wing. The forewings each have a pointed wingtip and the hindwings each have an angled margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The eggs are smooth, oval, and orange.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan ,
An overview of the Tasmanian geometrid moth fauna (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) and its conservation status,
Journal of Insect Conservation,
Volume 8, Issues 2 & 3, June 2004, pp. 209-220.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 34-35.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 880, No. 51.
(updated 29 June 2013)