Traminda prasodes Meyrick, 1888)
(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 usually green with a dark spot near the middle of each forewing, and sometimes a dark outlined pale spot on each hindwing. The wings each have an angular cusp about halfway along the margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 865, No. 32.


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    (updated 19 April 2011)