(previously known as Chlorocoma leucomerata)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are green with each hindwing having a large brown spot near the base. The wingspan is just under 2 cms.
This species occurs as various subspecies in rainforest in:
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.22, p. 374.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), pp. 1609-1610.
(updated 22 January 2010)