Undescribed Goat Moth
S2: Male?, ventral
Ellura
Tufted Goat Moth
S2: Dorsal
 
    
Undescribed Goat Moth (Archaeoses ANIC1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Goat Moth (:Cossoidea Cossidae)
Species: Undescribed Goat Moth (Archaeoses ANIC1)
This Photo:     S5: Female?, ventral

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
We've found 8 specimens, varying in size between 14mm up to 21mm head & body length. It seems the larger ones have fatter bodies and suspect them to be females; with the shorter, slimmer ones males.

Copyright © 2018 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Mar-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species