(one synonym is Gelasma epimitra Turner, 1922)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Roger Standen, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland)
The adult is green, with pale blue speckles making indistinct bands across each wing. The forewings each have a dark dot near the middle. The hindwings each have a smoothly angled margin. The males have feathery antennae, and have a wingspan of about 2 cms. The females have thread-like antennae, and have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 2 (1891), p. 295.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 46 (1922), pp. 275-276.
(written 16 September 2018)