Anisodes niveopuncta Warren, 1897
(formerly known as Perixera niveopuncta)
STERRHINAE ,   GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with a lacuna near the middle of each wing and sometimes some dark markings. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species is found across south-east Asia, from India to the Pacific, including :

  • Borneo,
  • Hong Kong, and
  • Society Island

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Genera and Species of Moths from the Old World Regions,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 4 (1897), pp. 48-49, No. 104.


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    (updated 6 January 2010, 26 February 2017)