(previously known as Remodes malaca)
TRICHOPTERYGINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
This Caterpillar is a green looper.
It is a minor pest on fruit trees in SAPINDACEAE such as:
The adult moth has forewings with a complex green pattern. The hindwings are plain pale grey, sometimes with darks marks at the torni, and are only about half the size of the forewings. The underside is a plain greenish grey. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 11.31, pp. 67, 377.
Lepidoptera legacy of the summer that was 2010/11,
Issue 61 (June 2011), pp. 18-20,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1891), pp. 804-805, No. 12.
(updated 18 June 2011)