GeometridaeScopula rubraria

Plantain Moth at Brogo, NSW

Scopula rubraria at Brogo, NSW - 22 Nov 2017

Identification history

Geometridae Scopula rubraria 6 Jan 2018 GlennCocking552
Geometridae Scopula rubraria 3 Dec 2017 GlennCocking552
Unidentified 24 Nov 2017 MaxCampbell1.4K

Author's notes

These are in good numbers in the grasslands on our place at present - 20-25mm wingspan

1 comment

MaxCampbell1.4K wrote:
   5 Dec 2017
Hi Glen, I've been checking Scopula rubraria images on line; Your ID looks right. I'd say this specimen is a female, as it lacks the prominent black spot on the upper wings. I'll keep an eye open for a male and also check the various native and introduced plantain on our place.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.761012-36.576716
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 22 Nov 2017 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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