Comostola pyrrhogona (Walker, 1866)
(one synonym : Pyrrhorachis cornuta Warren, 1896)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Comostola pyrrhogona
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale green with irregular white beaded wing margins outlined in brown.

This species occurs in south-east Asia, including

  • China,
  • India,
  • Papua,
  • Taiwan,
  • Thailand,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1610.


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    (written 18 October 2014)