(one synonym : Euchloris leucospilota Turner, 1904)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
These Caterpillars have been found feeding on :
They are brown loopers, inclined to stand on their terminal prolegs and claspers at 45 degrees to the twig they are on.
The adult moths are green, with a lot of big white spots. The green colour fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 16.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 26 (1863), p. 1621.
(updated 7 February 2010, 24 October 2013)