(also known as Comostola pyrrhogona)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are green with a rusty-red border to each wing. There is also a rusty=red dorsal line along the abdomen. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.23, p. 374.
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.
(updated 10 June 2010)