Australian Cranberry Moth
An attractive small moth with pale green wings spanning to about 25 mm. Wings showed faint narrow white wiggly lines. Each fore wing had a dark spot near the costal margin. Costa were a pale brown.
Spotted under bright lights near a suburban garden, on a warm night.
''Poecilasthena pulchraria'' is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Australia and New Zealand.
The green looping caterpillars feed on the flowers, developing fruits and older foliage of ''Astroloma'' species in Australia and on ''Leucopogon fasciculatus'' in New Zealand. They are green or brown marked with purplish brown and a broken white or cream lateral line.