Satin Twig Moth
S1: profile
Ellura
Satin Twig Moth
S1: Partial Hindwing
 
    
Satin Twig Moth (Thudaca campylota)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Twig Moth (:Gelechioidea Hypertrophidae)
Species: Satin Twig Moth (Thudaca campylota)
This Photo:     S2: profile

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Head & body ~7mm, wingspan ~20mm.
The first example is a very worn and old specimen. It is normally much more yellow, as can be seen by the following shots.
We've photographed 3 specimens, all in November

Copyright © 2020- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Nov-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.