Physetostege miranda Warren, 1896
OENOCHROMINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Physetostege miranda
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings, each with a wide paler area along the margin delineated by a dark zigzag line. The hindwings each have a prominent black mark on the .costa. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

Physetostege miranda
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species is found in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia, including:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 142.

    William Warren,
    New Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 99.


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    (updated 7 May 2011)