Synchlora sp.

Emerald Moth

Tribe Synchlorini, Emerald Moth image from French Guiana

Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Geometrinae

Tribe: Synchlorini


Tribe Synchlorini consists of genera Synchlora and Cheteoscelis. The latter genus has been recorded from the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, with one species, C. bistriaria, ranging as far north as Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

A number of other genera in subfamily Geometrinae are considered incertae sedis, not having been assigned to a tribe.

Photo location: Camp Patawa, French Guiana.

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