White Streaked Crambid
Female, ventral
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Male, Hindwing
 
    
White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambid (Nechilo macrogona)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
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 a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.