White Streaked Crambid
Patchy white palps
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Female, profile
 
    
White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)
This Photo:     Female, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
The usual diagnostic feature of having different antennae does not seem to separate out the genders with this species. We have assumed the fatter body is female.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Feb-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species