GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have a complex green and brown or grey pattern on the wings. The green colour fades to yellow in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.7, p. 372.
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1094-1095.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 74.
(written 12 December 2012, updated 21 December 2020)