(formerly known as Iodis fascinans)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The female and male moths differ in this species. The female is green with wavy brown borders to the wings.
The male is also basically green, but has lacy white spots on the wings, and a brown spot at the tip of each hindwing.
The wings of both sexes have scalloped margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pls. 11.15, 11.16, p. 373.
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities for known species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 8 (1894), pp. 138-139.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 76.
(updated 22 December 2008, 10 July 2018)