Red Blooming Proteuxoa
Female, profile
Ellura
Red Blooming Proteuxoa
Female, ventral
 
    
Red Blooming Proteuxoa (Proteuxoa florescens)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Acronictinae)
Species: Red Blooming Proteuxoa (Proteuxoa florescens)
This Photo:     Female: Partial Hindwing

Thank you Marilyn Hewish for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The male was about 12mm long & 29mm wingspan. Females were slightly larger at about 13mm long & 30mm wingspan.

Copyright © 2020- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.