Tufted Double-spot Moth
S3, ventral
Ellura
Wavy Noctuid
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Wavy Noctuid (Ericeia subsignata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)
Species: Wavy Noctuid (Ericeia subsignata)
This Photo:     Dorsal, wingspan ~25mm
Similar Species: Varied Wave Moth

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Very similar to the Varied Wave Moth (Scopula optivata), but the head is different with large palps.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Mar-2017
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.