Plantain Moth
S4: Male, Light Morph, dorsal
Plantain Moth
S1: Female, Dark Morph, dorsal
Plantain Moth (Scopula rubraria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Sterrhinae)
Species: Plantain Moth (Scopula rubraria)
This Photo:     S3: Female, Light Morph, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Note the dark and white striped antennae in this species, it's quite noticable. Males have reasonably obvious filaments.

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.