Forked Grass-moth
Male, ventral (note the Horn)
Ellura
Red-lined Geometer
Dorsal, Back-lit
 
    
Bitou Tip Moth (Comostolopsis germana)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometroidea Geometridae)
Species: Bitou Tip Moth (Comostolopsis germana)
Other name: Emerald Moth

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Introduced into SA (Adelaides Hills & Murraylands), NSW & other areas from the lates 1980's; to control Boneseed & Horehound. It was thought to have died out in SA, but is seems it didn't.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2013
This species is classed as I (Introduced - Foriegn)