Small Strigulated Emerald
(previously known as Iodis ocyptera)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 4)
The adult moth of this species has very pale green to green wings, with a faint pattern of pale wiggly lines. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
The genus Prasinocyma is inappropriate for this species, but no suitable genus has yet been named and described for it.
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 32-33.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 887, No. 62.
(updated 6 October 2001, 29 January 2017, 9 October 2020)