Gymnoscelis callichlora Turner, 1907
EUPITHECIINI,   LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Gymnoscelis callichlora
(Photo: courtesy of Nicholas Fisher, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland)

The adult moth has green and brown wings each with several dark zigzag transverse lines, and several dark patches. The green colour fades to brown in museum specimens. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Gymnoscelis callichlora
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 31 (1907), p. 688.


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    (written 24 December 2019)