Yellow and Purple Clothes Moth
Ellura
Bird Nest Moth
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Bird Nest Moth (Monopis crocicapitella)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tineid Moth (:Tineoidea Tineidae)
Species: Bird Nest Moth (Monopis crocicapitella)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Other name: Black and brown tineid

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Tineids usually eat dead organic matter, like clothes, and in this case Bird's Nests

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.