Synchlora ephippiaria

Saddled Emerald

Synchlora ephippiaria, Saddled Emerald, tribe Synchlorini

Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Geometrinae

Tribe: Synchlorini


The generic name is Greek for "with green." The specific epithet is also Greek and means "saddled," probaably referring to the dorsal markings on the adbomen.

Web records indicate this species has been collected in Jamaica and Peru.

Photo location: Tartane, Martinique.

American Insects site