Wednesday, 19 October 2016

 ENNOMINAE GEOMETRIDAE

Gastrina cristaria NACOPHORINI ENNOMINAE GEOMETRIDAE



 Family:- GEOMETRIDAE
Sub Family:- ENNOMINAE
Genus:- Gastrina
Species:- cristaria

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 Eumelea rosalia OENOCHROMINAE  GEOMETRIDAE

Family:- GEOMETRIDAE
Sub Family:- OENOCHROMINAE
Genus:- Eumelea
Species:- rosalia





Bright orange moths are something of a rarity around here although they can be quite variable. It doesn't look like very good camouflage.
According to Moths of Australia (IBF Common) it is not closely related to other Australian moths.
There are three species in Australia, two of which also occur in countries to our North.

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