GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
With wings that are green, the adult moths of this species are members of the group called 'Emeralds'. For this species, each wing has a faint darker band edged in white across the middle, and the hindwings each have an angular margin. The moths have a wing span of about 3 cms.
The species occurs across the south Pacific basin, including :
as well as in Australia in
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 361, No. 567, and also Plate 15, fig. 2.
(updated 31 March 2011, 30 October 2014)