Chlorocoma cyclosema Turner, 1941
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The adult moths of this species have green wings with two faint dark zig-zag lines across each wings. The wing edges are rusty red, and there is a red spot near the middle of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The species is found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 25 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), p. 46.


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    (written 14 June 2015)