Microdes asystata Turner, 1922
EUPITHECIINI,   LARENTIINAE,   GEOMETRIDAE,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Microdes asystata
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have a variable complex grey or brown pattern on each forewing, and a muted grey-brown pattern on each hindwing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Australian Lepidoptera of the group Geometrites,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 46 (1922), p. 241.


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    (written 9 October 2020)