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  no common name (Scopula sp)





no common name | Scopula sp photo
This moth in the genus Scopula was photographed during the day despite the appearance of the background. It looked all white at first glance but the lens showed up some delicate markings.

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



INSECT FACTS

Identification
This Geometrid moth belongs to the subfamily Sterrhinae, and is probably a species of Scopula. It is white with fine dark spots, delicate pattern of faint wavy lines and two larger dark spots - one on each hindwing.

Size
wingspan about 3cm



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Genus:Scopula
Species:sp
Common Name:no common name