Plantain Moth
S1: Female, Dark Morph, dorsal
Ellura
Plantain Moth
S1: Female, Dark Morph, anterior
 
    
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:     S2: Female, Light Morph, anterior

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
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 31-Aug-2016
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.