Perixera punctata (Warren, 1897)
(also known as Anisodes punctata)
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 variable dark markings including scattered dark dots on each wing. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species is found across south-west Pacific, including :

  • Borneo,
  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    New Genera and Species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 4 (1897), p. 222, No. 78.


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    (updated 7 July 2005, 31 March 2017)