Crimson Beauty
Female, ventral
Murray Mallee Region
Hibbertia Moth
Adult, profile
 
    
Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Agaristinae)
Species: Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Similar Species: Hibbertia Moth

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region
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