Prasinocyma floresaria (Walker, 1866)
(formerly known as Geometra floresaria)
GEOMETRINI,   GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prasinocyma floresaria
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are green, with two wiggly rows of white dots across each wing. The hindwings each have a slightly angular tornus. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Indonesia,

    and in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1604.


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    (updated 7 February 2010)