(one synonym is Perixera ceramis Meyrick, 1886)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Koch, Barron Gorge, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown with variable dark shadowy lines and arcs of dark dots, and a variable spot in the middle of each hindwing which can be white or black or non-existent. The moths have a wingspan of about 3.5 cms.
The species is found across south-west Pacific, including :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 418, No. 683.
Descriptions of Lepidoptera from the South Pacific,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, p. 209, No. 29.
(written 20 March 2020)