(one synonym : Nemoria iosoma Meyrick, 1889)
GEOMETRINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are green, with two white wiggly lines across each wing. The hindwings each have an angular margin. The wings have a white and brown checkered border. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in the oriental tropics, including :
as well as in Australia in
The similarity of the male genitalia of this species to that of Hemithea doddi has led to the suggestion that the two species are synonymous.
Further reading :
Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-fauna des Malayischen Archipels III,
Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde,
Volume 39 (1886), pp. 153-154, No. 97.
(updated 7 February 2010)