Mini Owlet Moth
Dorsal, ~7mm
Ellura
Mini Owlet Moth
Profile, wingspan ~16mm
 
    
Mini Owlet Moth (Mataeomera mesotaenia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Acronictinae)
Species: Mini Owlet Moth (Mataeomera mesotaenia)
This Photo:     Camera artefacts

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
These photo's are all of one specimen (you can see from the missing palp). This shot was taken without the flash, but because the table is a similar colour, the automatic white balance has washed it out.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Feb-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species