Ash-grey Geometrid
Russet Crest-moth
Female, dorsal
Black-edged Geometrid (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Nacophorini)
Species: Black-edged Geometrid (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)

Thank you Andy Young for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is the first photo on Atlas of this species, and the first sighting in SA since 1891

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-May-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.