Camelopteryx multicolor

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Camelopteryx multicolor
Camelopteryx multicolor de Joannis, 1906.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Camelopteryx
Species: C. multicolor
Binomial name
Camelopteryx multicolor

Camelopteryx multicolor is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Mauritius.[1]

It was described from two specimen of variable colour. The holotype is green, red, black with a wingspan of approx. 20 mm, while the other specimen did not show any green coloration.[2]


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  2. ^ * de Joannis, J. 1906. Descriptions de Lépidoptères nouveaux de l'île Maurice. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75(2):169–183, pl. 9.