Somatina microphylla (Meyrick, 1889)
(one synonym : Trygodes catacissa Turner, 1908)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with curved dark green patches. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    1889, p. 486, No. 92.


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    (updated 19 April 2011)