Cryptic Bark Moth
Male, dorsal
Ellura
Grey Bark Moth
Female: profile
 
    
Grey Bark Moth (Lipogya eutheta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Boarmiini)
Species: Grey Bark Moth (Lipogya eutheta)
This Photo:     Female: dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Head & body ~11mm, wingspan ~14mm.
Males have obvious bipectinate antennae, where as females have filiform.
Has 2 scale tufts on the back of it's neck.
One specimen found in September.

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Sep-2018
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.