Perixera flavirubra Warren, 1896
(one synonym : Anisodes hyperpheres L.B.Prout, 1938)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Perixera flavirubra
male
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown with variable markings consisting of dark lines and/or spots. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

Perixera flavirubra
female
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species is found in

  • Indonesia,
  • Malaysia,
  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epilemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum.,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 3 (1896), p. 375, No. 101.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 1142.


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    (updated 17 March 2010)