(previously known as Iodis rhodocosma)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species feed on the young shoots and leaves of:
The adult moths are green with purplish-brown markings on the wings. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in
The genus Prasinocyma is inappropriate for this species, but no suitable genus has yet been named and described for it.
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.4, p. 373.
Moths of Victoria: Part 4,
Emeralds and Allies - GEOMETROIDEA (B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2012, pp. 32-33.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), pp. 889-890, No. 67.
(updated 9 July 2011, 30 October 2014)