Pale Earias
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Ellura
Western Tuft-moth
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Western Tuft-moth (Nola celaenephes)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tuft Moth (:Noctuoidea Nolidae)
Species: Western Tuft-moth (Nola celaenephes)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
~7mm long, ~22mm wingspan. Males & females both have filiform antennae
Found one in October.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Oct-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.