Silvery Ghost Moth
Male, Palps
Murray Mallee Region
Faded Ghost Moth
Female, dorsal
 
    
Silvery Ghost Moth (Abantiades cf argentata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Swift Moth (:Hepialoidea Hepialidae)
Species: Silvery Ghost Moth (Abantiades cf argentata)
This Photo:     Male, Palps

Thank you Ethan Beaver for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
Ethan said he's not sure of the ID on this one as the markings aren't 'classic' for the new species.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Apr-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.