Southern Twig Moth
S1: Ventral
Satin Twig Moth
Dorsal , ~10mm
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)
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EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This is a very worn and old example. It is normally much more yellow. Also the blue tinges seems to be a strange flighting artefact.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Head & body ~7mm, wingspan ~20mm.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Nov-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.