Comibaena connata (Warren, 1898)
(previously known as Probolosceles connata)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The Caterpillars of this species are unusual in having pairs of flat flanges along the back.

The adult moth is green, with a pale brown patch at the tip of each hindwing and at the tornus of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species and genera of the families Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old-World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 5 (1898), p. 15, No. 26.


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    (updated 22 January 2010)