Synchlora pulchrifimbria

Beautiful Fringed Emerald

Synchlora pulchrifimbria, Beauty-fringed Emerald, tribe Synchlorini

Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Geometrinae

Tribe: Synchlorini


The generic name is Greek for "with green." The specific epithet is Latin and means "beautiful fringe," referring to red fringe on the wings' trailing edges.

This species has been collected in Costa Rica, Panama, Surinam, and Brazil.

Photo location: Pico Bonito National Park lodge.

American Insects site