Variable Bent-wing
S1: Dorsal, ~10mm
Variable Bent-wing
S1: Anterior
Variable Bent-wing (Araeopaschia sp ?)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Grass Moth (:Pyraloidea Pyralidae)
Species: Variable Bent-wing (Araeopaschia sp ?)
This Photo:     S1: Profile, wingspan ~25mm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
This has been a very difficult species to id. We are not completely confident we have one species here. It is very similar to Stericat carbonalis.
As always, please only take our id's as a starting point for your own reseach.

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Nov-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species