Comostola minutata (H. Druce, 1888)
(previously known as Iodis minutata)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Axel Hausmann, SNSB, Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen)

The adult moths of this species are green with a brown-outlined white irregular border to each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

This species occurs as various subspecies across south-east Asia and the western Pacific, including:

  • Solomons,
  • Vietnam,

    and also Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Herbert Druce,
    List of Lepidoptera Heterocera, with descriptions of the new species,
    collected by Mr. C.M. Woodford at Aola, Guadalcanar Island, Solomon Islands
    ,
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1888, p. 577, No. 36.


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    (written 17 March 2017)