Fine-veined Geometrid
Four-spot Cape-moth
Four-spot Cape-moth (Androchela milvaria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Geometer (:Geometridae Ennominae Nacophorini)
Species: Four-spot Cape-moth (Androchela milvaria)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Synonym: Amelora milvaria

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Head & body ~16mm, wingspan ~21mm.
Males & females have bipectinate (2 rowed) antennae.
While this one is brown, other specimens can be quite red.
One specimen found in May.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-May-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.