Anisodes obstataria (Walker, 1861)
GEOMETRIDAE ,   GEOMETROIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with arcs of dark dots scattered over the upper surface of each wing. The underneath is plain brown. The wingspan is about 4 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The species is found across south-east Asia, including :

  • Hong Kong,
  • Indonesia,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Geometrites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 23 (1861), p. 769, No. 226.


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    (updated 30 March 2013)