(previously known as Asthena anthodes)
ASTHENINI, LARENTIINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is brown with a speckled pattern of darker brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found over much of Australia, including:
Peter B. McQuillan,
An overview of the Tasmanian geometrid moth fauna (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) and its conservation status,
Journal of Insect Conservation,
Volume 8, Numbers 2-3, June 2004, pp. 209-220.
Moths of Victoria: Part 3,
Waves & Carpets - GEOMETROIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria,
2011, pp. 32-33.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 5, Part 4 (1890), pp. 816-817, No. 26.
Dayong Xue and Malcolm J. Scoble,
A review of the genera associated with the tribe Asthenini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae),
Bulletin of The Natural History Museum. Entomology Series,
Volume 71, 2002, pp. 77-133.
(updated 13 September 2013)