(one synonym : Anisozyga expansa L.B. Prout, 1933)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Millaa Millaa, Queensland)
The male is dark green with white dots spaced around the margins, and along the back of the abdomen. The wings have white zigzag lines. The hindwings have an angled margin.
The females are bright green with broad pale brown borders around each wing. The wings have scalloped margins. The wingspan of both sexes is about 3 cms.
The species is found as two subspecies in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, pp. 493-494, No. 108
(written 7 July 2018)