(one synonym : Agathia veneranda Swinhoe, 1902)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Darren Smallwood, Fraser Island, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are green with a grey-brown stripe along the margin of each wing. The females also have a stripe across the middle of each forewing. The hindwings each have a short angular extension near the tornus. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pls. 11.19, 11.21, 27.5, p. 373.
At the Light Trap,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club
Newsletter, Issue 48 (March 2008), pp. 9-11.
Weird and Wonderful Moths,
Issue 78 (September 2015), pp. 11-15, fig. 9,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, pp. 495-496, No. 112.
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 16.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 75.
(updated 5 February 2010, 28 February 2017)