(one synonym : Agathia benedicta Pagenstecher, 1900)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are green, with a ragged broad brown margin to the forewings, and a similar stripe across each hindwing. The hindwings have a scalloped margin. The males have darker brown stripes than the females. The wingspan is about 4 cms. The males are about 10% smaller than the females.
The species is found in:
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 75.
New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae from Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek,
Volume 3 (1896), p. 286, No. 35.
(updated 5 February 2010)