Brown Eutelin Moth
White Tussock Moth
Female, profile
Brown Eutelin Moth (Pataeta carbo)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Euteliidae)
Species: Brown Eutelin Moth (Pataeta carbo)

Thank you Peter Marriott & Dr Ken Walker for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This was the 1st record for SA on the Atlas of Living Australia

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Feb-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.