Case Moth
S3: ventral
Ellura
Case Moth
Dorsal & Hindwing
 
    
Case Moth (Lepidoscia heliochares)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Case Moth (:Tineoidea Psychidae)
Species: Case Moth (Lepidoscia heliochares)
This Photo:     Profile, ~10mm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We were very excited with this find as it was the first adult specimen of a case we had found. Yet were very family with seeing the cases hanging from bushes as we walk Ellura.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Jul-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.