Antler Moth
Ventral (Wingspan~16mm)
Ellura
White Streaked Crambrid
Female, dorsal
 
    
White Streaked Crambrid (Nechilo macrogona)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambrid (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