GEOMETRINAE of Australia
GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
  
Don Herbison-Evans
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Stella Crossley

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Some notable species of the 165 Australian named species in GEOMETRINAE are :

Aeolochroma hypochromaria
Aeolochroma metarhodata : Tea-tree Emerald
Aeolochroma mniaria : Cryptic Emerald
Aeolochroma turneri
Aeolochroma viridicata

Agathia distributa
Agathia pisina
Agathia prasinaspis

Agathiopsis basipuncta
Agathiopsis maculata

  • Albinospila floresaria

    Alloeopage cinerea

    Anisozyga aphrias
    Anisozyga callisticta
    Anisozyga erymnodes
    Anisozyga fascinans
    Anisozyga goniota
    Anisozyga insperata : Lacy Emerald
    Anisozyga metaspila : Gumtree Bizarre Looper
    Anisozyga pieroides : Wattle Bizarre Looper
    Anisozyga speciosa

  • Anomogenes morphnopa

    Apodasmia rufonigraria : Rusty Geometrid

  • Argyrocosma argosticta

    Austroterpna paratorna : Rounded Grey

    Berta chrysolineata

  • Cenochlora quieta

    Cerura melanoglypta : Black-blotched Grey

    Chloeres citrolimbaria

    Chlorocoma assimilis : Golden-fringed Emerald
    Chlorocoma cadmaria : Spectacular Emerald
    Chlorocoma carenaria : Veined Emerald
    Chlorocoma dichloraria : Double-fringed Emerald
    Chlorocoma externa : Spotted-fringe Emerald
    Chlorocoma haplochlora
    Chlorocoma melocrossa : Cream-fringed Emerald
    Chlorocoma stereota : White-lined Emerald
    Chlorocoma tetraspila : Four-spotted Emerald
    Chlorocoma vertumnaria : Red-fringed Emerald

    Chlorodes boisduvalaria : Boisduval's Emerald

    Chrysochloroma megaloptera

    Comibaena connata
    Comibaena mariae

    Comostola cedilla
    Comostola chlorargyra

  • Comostola iodioides
    Comostola laesaria
    Comostola leucomerata
    Comostola nereidaria

    Comostolopsis germana : Bitou Tip Moth

    Cosmogonia decorata

    Crypsiphona ocultaria : Red-lined Geometrid

    Cymatoplex halcyone
    Cymatoplex species

    Cyneoterpna alpina : Alpine Grey
    Cyneoterpna wilsoni : Wilson's Grey

    Dysphania numana : Peacock Jewel

  • Epipristis oxycyma
    Epipristis oxyodonta

  • Episothalma obscurata

    Eretmopus marinaria

    Eucrostes disparata

    Eucyclodes buprestaria : Bordered Emerald

    Euloxia fugitivaria : Eastern Euloxia
    Euloxia hypsithrona : Alpine Emerald
    Euloxia meandraria : Two-lined Euloxia
    Euloxia pyropa : Unadorned Euloxia

    Gelasma orthodesma

    Heliomystis electrica : Electric Moth

    Hemichloreis exoterica : Crayon Emerald

    Hemithea doddi
    Hemithea wuka

    Hypobapta barnardi : Barnard's Grey
    Hypobapta diffundens : Diffundens Grey
    Hypobapta percomptaria : Southern Grey
    Hypobapta tachyhalotaria : Varied Grey

    Hypodoxa bryophylla
    Hypodoxa emiliaria
    Hypodoxa erebusata
    Hypodoxa muscosaria : Textured Emerald

    Idiochlora celataria

    Iulops argocrana : White-fringed Emerald

  • Leucesthes alba

  • Lophothorax eremnopis

    Maxates calaina : Neat-angled Emerald
    Maxates centrophylla : Green-spotted Angled Emerald

    Metallochlora lineata
    Metallochlora militaris
    Metallochlora venusta

  • Metallothea eucrostes

    Mixocera latilineata : Side-lined Emerald

  • Mixochroa gratiosata

  • Neothela cissochroa

    Oenochlora imperialis

    Oenospila flavilinea

    Oxyphanes thiobapta

    Pamphlebia rubrolimbraria

  • Paraterpna harrisoni

    Pelagodes veraria

    Pingasa angulifera
    Pingasa blanda
    Pingasa chlora : Flower-eating Caterpillar
    Pingasa cinerea : Tan-spotted Grey
    Pingasa nobilis

    Prasinocyma albicosta
    Prasinocyma caniola
    Prasinocyma floresaria
    Prasinocyma iosticta
    Prasinocyma lychnopasta
    Prasinocyma ocyptera : Small Strigulated Emerald
    Prasinocyma rhodocosma : Northern Emerald
    Prasinocyma semicrocea : Common Gum Emerald

  • Protophyta benigna
  • Protophyta castanea

    Pyrrhorachis pyrrhogona

  • Rhinodia rostraria

    Rhuma subaurata

    Sterictopsis argyraspis : Webbed Grey

    Sterictopsis divergens : Beautiful Grey
    Sterictopsis inconsequens

    Thalassodes pilaria

    Uliocnemis biplagiata
    Uliocnemis partita

    Urolitha bipunctifera

  • Xenochlaena porphyropa

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    (updated 6 May 2011, 11 June 2014)