Cryptic Snout Moth
Dorsal
Ellura
Cryptic Snout Moth
Forwing
 
    
Cryptic Snout Moth (Arrade destituta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)
Species: Cryptic Snout Moth (Arrade destituta)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
About 7mm long with a wingspan of about 22mm.
A stunning moth with various tufts giving it real presence, yet it's quite small.
Found in November.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Nov-2017
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.