Mistletoe Moth
Ventral, size (~25mm, ~70mm wingspan)
Adelaide Hills
Old Lady Moth
Larva, dorsal
 
    
Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Moth Butterfly (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae)
Species: Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Similar Species: Hibbertia Moth

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills
While this photo was taken in NSW, it's included here as it does occur in SA in the semi-arid evirons and is a good comparison to it's cousins the Mistletoe Moth & Hibbertia Moth

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Mar-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species