(erroneously: Argyris appollinaria)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are white or pale yellow, with a round brown spot on each forewing, and dribbles of silver across it continuing across the hindwings. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species is found across Asia, including :
and is also found in Australia in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 10 (1857), p. 13.
Gems of the North
Issue 52 (March 2009), pp.19-21,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
(updated 20 July 2010)