White Patched Crambid
Ventral
Adelaide Hills
Yellow Striped Crambid
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Yellow Striped Crambid (Glaucocharis dilatella)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.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.