Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Family Geometridae

The Family Geometridae are often called Loopers or Inchworms, because their way of moving by bringing the back legs up to the forward end creating a loop, then stretching out with the forward portion. This has the advantage of being able to cover a greater distance quicker than walking.

Antictenia punctunculus OENOCHROMINAE GEOMETRIDAE




Family:- GEOMETRIDAE
Sub Family:- OENOCHROMINAE
Genus:- Antictenia
Species:- punctunculus





Anisozyga insperata GEOMETRINAE GEOMETRIDAE

The adults of the Genus Anisozyga are sexually dimorphic. That is, the males and the females look quite different. This photo is a female, the males being green with white markings.  In our case they are probably feeding on Angophora  (MYRTACEAE).



Family:- GEOMETRIDAE
Sub Family:- GEOMETRINAE
Genus:- Anisozyga
Species:- insperata






Aporoctena scierodes ENNOMINAE GEOMETRIDAE




Family:- GEOMETRIDAE
Sub Family:- ENNOMINAE
Genus:- Aporoctena
Species:- scierodes





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