(one synonym is : Geometra penecillata Walker, 1861)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Pollock, Smithsonian Institution)
The caterpillars of this species are basically green. Young instars have a red dorsal line. Later instars just have red blotches. The caterpillars have been found feeding on :
The adult moths are also green. Their wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :
as well as in
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 361, No. 568.
(updated 20 July 2010, 11 December 2016)