Cosmogonia decorata (Warren, 1896)
(previously known as Thalerura decorata)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are green, with some sparse dark lines, and a reddish pointed tail at the tornus of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 369, No. 85.


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    (updated 27 August 2012)