Tan Carpet Moth
S3: Ventral
Ellura
Streaked Heath Moth
Male, dorsal
 
                      
Vacuaria Carpet Moth (Xanthorhoe vacuaria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Larentiinae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Vacuaria Carpet Moth (Xanthorhoe vacuaria)
This Photo:     Female

Thank you Prof Victor W Fazio III for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2013-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.