(one synonym : Helicopage velata Warren, 1897)
GEOMETRINAE , GEOMETRIDAE , GEOMETROIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species are green and brown. The males are mainly green with some brown patches. The females are mainly brown with some green patches. The hindwings each have a cusp on the margin. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species is found in:
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 76.
New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
Volume 3 (1896), p. 284, No. 31.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 140.
(updated 29 August 2012)