Plantain Moth
S1: Female, Dark Morph, anterior
Ellura
Blackbutt Leaf Miner
 
    
Plantain Moth (Scopula rubraria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Sterrhinae)
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. Males have reasonably obvious filaments.

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