Cymatoplex halcyone (Meyrick, 1889)
(previously known as Eucrostis halcyone)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cymatoplex halcyone
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are green with several faint pale zigzag lines across each wing. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1889, p. 489, No. 98.


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    (updated 10 June 2010)