Cryptic Bark Moth
Grey Bark Moth
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Boarmiini)|
|Species:||Grey Bark Moth (Lipogya eutheta)|
|This Photo:||Female: dorsal|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Head & body ~11mm, wingspan ~14mm.
Males have obvious bipectinate antennae, where as females have filiform.
Has 2 scale tufts on the back of it's neck.
One specimen found in September.