Black-headed Fairy Longhorn Moth
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Anthelid Moth (:Bombycoidea Anthelidae)|
|Species:||Undescribed Anthelid (Anthela ANIC12)|
Thank you Ethan Beaver for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This is figured on Bold as Anthela ANIC12.
Head & body ~25mm, wingspan ~70mm.
This is a fairly worn specimen.
We originally thought it was an Urticating Anthelid (Anthela nicothoe).
Found in February.