Red-lined Geometer
Male, dorsal
Ellura
Red-lined Geometer
Male, ventral
 
    
Red-lined Geometer (Crypsiphona ocultaria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Geometrinae)
Species: Red-lined Geometer (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal, Back-lit
Other names: Red-lined Geometrid, Redlined Looper Moth

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
I had noticed them on the flyscreen and noticed how different they looked. Realising this was due to back lighting I went about recreating this look on the insect box.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
About 40mm wingspan

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Apr-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species