Euloxia hypsithrona (Meyrick, 1888)
Alpine Emerald
(previously known as Iodis hypsithrona)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)

The adult moth has green forewings and pale green hindwings. Each forewing also has two wavy white lines across it, and each hindwing has one. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
    Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 32-33.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), pp. 874-875, No. 39.


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    (updated 29 June 2013)