Antler Moth
Ventral, wingspan ~16mm
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Female, dorsal
 
    
White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)
This Photo:     Patchy white palps

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
The usual diagnostic feature of having different antennae does not seem to separate out the genders with this species. We have assumed the fatter body is female.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Aug-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species