Hidden Cape-moth
Male: anterior
Ellura
Hidden Cape-moth
Male: ventral
 
    
Hidden Cape-moth (Amelora cryphia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometroidea Geometridae)
Species: Hidden Cape-moth (Amelora cryphia)
This Photo:     Male: Body

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
About 11mm long & 28mm wingspan.
A russet brown colour with a line of irregular spots along the rear of the forewings.
Males have the plumose antennae, where as females do not (having thread like antennae).

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Apr-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species