Red Spotted Noctuid Moth
Adelaide Hills
Herringbone Caterpillar
Red Spotted Noctuid Moth (Proteuxoa rubripuncta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Acronictinae)
Species: Red Spotted Noctuid Moth (Proteuxoa rubripuncta)
This Photo:     Ventral

Thank you Marilyn Hewish for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Found dead. About 20mm long & 25mm wingspan.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Feb-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.