Hemithea pellucidula (Turner, 1906)
(formerly known as Nemoria pellucidula)
GEOMETRINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are dull green, with two dark wiggly lines across each wing, with white dots where they cross the veins. The forewings each have a white and brown pattern along the costa. The hindwings each have an angular margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Peter Koch, Babinda, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes,
    Transactions and proceedings and report of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 30 (1906), pp. 129-130.


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    (written 6 April 2020)