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A brown geometrid moth with a wing span of about 15mm. Patterns on wings were wavy and dark brown. Each fore wing had a dark spot near the costal margin. Hind wings had a reddish tinge which is clearly evident when the moth is flying. Gives it the name "rubraria" Antennae -feathery
Caterpillars eat a variety of herbaceous plants including the buckhorn plantain (Plantago lanceolata) which is in abundance in lawns and grasslands.
below is a spotting of a paler version of this species, also a male http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/185... This moth obligingly climbed on to a white sheet of paper, despite missing part of a leg.