White Patched Crambid
Yellow Striped Crambid
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)|
|Species:||Yellow Striped Crambid (Glaucocharis dilatella)|
|This Photo:||Dorsal, length ~10mm, wingspan ~15mm|
|Other name:||Ocellated Web Moth|
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
A stunning little moth on screen, yet nondescript to the naked eye.
Generally sits with it's legs forward and antennae laid back over it's body.
Large scaly palps held out forward making quite a snout
The forewings wings trail with longitudinal short yellow stripes separated by black marks. Followed by metallic silver, black, then silver transverse stripes.