Crescent Cape-moth
Female: dorsal
Ellura
Crescent Cape-moth
Female: profle
 
    
Crescent Cape-moth (Amelora idiomorpha)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Nacophorini)
Species: Crescent Cape-moth (Amelora idiomorpha)
This Photo:     Female: no flash

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
About 11m long & 27mm wingspan.
Males have bipectinate (2 rowed) antennae, where as females have thin thread-like antennae.

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Apr-2018
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.