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Emerald Moth

Metallochlora lineata

Description:

About a 3 cm wingspan.

Habitat:

Found in bathroom in the evening.


1 species ID suggestions

Metallochlora lineata Metallochlora lineata

7 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 2 years ago

Thank you Ashish.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 2 years ago

Green Geometridae moths called Emerald...

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 2 years ago

Wonderful! Thank you so much for your search forestdragon & thank you Argy. I shall call him....Moth ;)

Argy Bee
Argy Bee 2 years ago

Good job forestdragon. There you go Leanne; you can call it what you like. :)

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 2 years ago

Hah! Spoke too soon. Was looking in the wrong place! It doesn't seem to have a common name.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 2 years ago

It's definitely an Emerald in the Geometrid Moth family but I can't find an exact match for your moth.
Hopefully someone else will have better luck. Beautiful photo!

Argy Bee
Argy Bee 2 years ago

Wow. It's an army moth. Very nice.

Queensland, Australia

Lat: -21.42, Long: 149.22

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2012

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