(also known as Eucyclodes goniota)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The female adult moths of this species are green with pale brown patches on the wing margins near each wingtip.
The males are also green but have smaller paler pathces. The wingspan of both sexes is about 3 cms.
The species is found in:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 27 a,b.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Heterocera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 18 (1894), p. 86.
(written 15 June 2015)