Dorsal, wingspan ~17mm
|Class:||Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)|
|Order:||Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Geometer (:Geometroidea Geometridae)|
|Species:||Russet Crest-moth (Fisera hypoleuca)|
|This Photo:||Female, ventral|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
The hindwings trail with a dirty purple band underneath.
A brown speckled cream body.
Males have filamented antennae, while females (shown here) have thread-like antennae.
The front legs are brown, while the rear 4 are white.
A fairly large moth with a wingspan of ~50mm and body & head length of ~16mm