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  unknown (Geometridae family sp2)





unknown | Geometridae family sp2 photo
This moth is very common around our place. Several of them can be found attracted to the lights around the house in the warmer evenings.

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unknown | Geometridae family sp2 photo
small Geometrid moth

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



INSECT FACTS

Identification
This could be a member of the Anisodes or Perixera genus, but I'm not sure. It is a small creamy coloured Geometrid moth peppered with fine black spots. There is larger dark spot on each wing. Each wing is edged with a dotted black line like stitching.

Size
wingspan about 15mm



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Genus:Geometridae family
Species:sp2
Common Name:unknown