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Veined Emerald

Chlorocoma carenaria

Description:

This emerald moth has a wing span of 40 mm. The wings are plain green but have well marked venation. Both wings have a thin pale curved sub-marginal line; the line is more jagged on the hind wings.
The abdomen has a strong pale median line on the dorsal side.

Habitat:

Spotted under garden lights - warm night.

Notes:

Larvae of this species have been found on Acacia species.
Family: Geometridae Subfamily: Geometrinae

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Mar 10, 2018
Submitted on Mar 11, 2018

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