Anomogenes morphnopa Turner, 1932
(one synonym : Pseudoterpna bryophanes Turner, 1904)
GEOMETRINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


male
(Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on

  • Finger Lime ( Citrus australasica, RUTACEAE ).

    The adult moths have brown patchy forewings, each with a submarginal black zig-zag line. The hindwings are pale brown, each with a similar zig-zag submarginal line to that on each forewing, and also a big brown patch from the wingtip along the margin.


    male, underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Olga Schmidt, Queensland Museum)

    The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Olga Schmidt,
    An annotated and illustrated list of the primary type specimens of geometrid moths deposited in the Queensland Museum (Australia, Brisbane),
    Spixiana,
    Volume 5, Part 1 (2012), pp. 79-100, Figs. 24 a,b.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), p. 176.


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    (written 15 June 2015)