GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Steve Williams, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The Caterpillars of this species are brown with pairs of triangular appendages on the back of each segment.
The caterpillars have been found feeding on
The adult moths have a bold pattern of green and white wavy lines on each forewing. The hindwings are just white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The eggs are oval and covered with microscopic pits. The eggs initially are pale green but become purplish as hatching approaches.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 32-33.
(written 5 June 2014, updated 18 June 2018)