Bird-wing Moth
S7, Dark Form, ventral
Variable Bent-wing
Profile, wingspan ~25mm
Variable Bent-wing (Araeopaschia sp ?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Grass Moth (:Pyraloidea Pyralidae)
Species: Variable Bent-wing (Araeopaschia sp ?)
This Photo:     Dorsal, ~10mm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This has been a very difficult species to id.
As always, please only take our id's as a starting point for your own reseach.

Copyright © 2015-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Nov-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.