Southern Twig Moth
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Ellura
Southern Twig Moth
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Southern Twig Moth (Thudaca calliphrontis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Twig Moth (:Gelechioidea Hypertrophidae)
Species: Southern Twig Moth (Thudaca calliphrontis)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Head & body ~7mm, wingspan ~20mm. Known as an SA species, it has also been found in Perth. This is the most easterly location we can find, which suggests it might also exist in Victoria.
2 specimens found in October & November.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Nov-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.