Prasinocyma lychnopasta Turner, 1915
GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prasinocyma lychnopasta
female
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

These adult moths are green, with a faint dark bands and a dot near the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Prasinocyma lychnopasta
male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

This species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Further notes on the Lepidoptera of Ebor Scrub, N.S.W.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 40 (1915), p. 188.


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    (updated 2 November 2011)