(previously known as Mnesterodes trypheropa)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a dark zigzag submarginal band on each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, pp. 483-484, No. 85.
(written 10 January 2013)