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Geometrid Moth

Hyposidra leucomela

Description:

Hyposidra leucomela Walker, 1866. Family Geometridae, subfamily Ennominae, tribe Boarmiini. Can be confused with Hyposidra picaria (range: Sundaland), but H. leucomela from the Philippines (including the Sulu Island and Palawan) although with similar male genitalia, has white patches that are more numerous and of a different configuration.

Habitat:

Makiling Botanic Gardens, a forest park of the Mt. Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (adjacent or within the UPLB-College of Forestry and Natural Resources), University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna.

Notes:

http://www.nic.funet.fi/index/Tree_of_li... Compare with Hyposidra picaria: http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Mot...

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1 Comment

glbnoah109
glbnoah109 6 years ago

Thank you for the informative write up.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on May 5, 2014

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