Solanum Moth
Ventral
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Female, dorsal
 
    
White Streaked Crambid (Scoparia cleodoralis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambid (Scoparia cleodoralis)
This Photo:     Patchy white palps

Thank you Abbey Throssell for identifying and David Akers for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
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, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.