Plantain Moth
S1: Female, Dark Morph, anterior
Grey-caped Line-moth
S1: Male, dorsal
Plantain Moth (Scopula rubraria)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometroidea Geometridae)
Species: Plantain Moth (Scopula rubraria)
This Photo:     S1: Female, Dark Morph, ventral

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Note the dark and white striped antennae in this species, it's quite noticable. The males have reasonably obvious filaments.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Aug-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species