Stippled Line-moth
S8 Female: ventral
Grey-caped Line-moth
S2: Male, dorsal
Grey-caped Line-moth (Stibaroma melanotoxa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Nacophorini)
Species: Grey-caped Line-moth (Stibaroma melanotoxa)
This Photo:     S1: Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~16mm long, ~33mm wingspan. Males have bipectinate antennae, while females have filiform antennae.
We photographed 8 males, no females, in Mar, Apr & May.

Copyright © 2013-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-May-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.