Eucrostes disparata (Walker, 1861)
(one synonym : Iodis barnardae Lucas, 1891)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eucrostes disparata
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are green with a broad brown margin, two white submarginal lines, and a reddish dot in the middle of each wing.

This species occurs from Africa across through south-east Asia, including:

  • Ethiopia,
  • Japan,
  • Taiwan,

    and including Australia in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 22 (1861), p. 567, No. 6.


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    (updated 19 May 2010)