Ash-grey Geometrid
Male
Ellura
Orange-hooded Crest-moth
S3, Male, dorsal
 
      
Black-edged Geometrid (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Nacophorini)
Species: Black-edged Geometrid (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
This Photo:     

Thank you Andy Young for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is the first photo on Atlas of this species, and the first sighting in SA since 1891

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-May-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.