Dapled Fairy Longhorn Moth
Ventral
Adelaide Hills
Black-headed Fairy Longhorn Moth
Dorsal
 
                      
Black-headed Fairy Longhorn Moth (Nemophora laurella)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Fairy Moth (:Adeloidea Adelidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Black-headed Fairy Longhorn Moth (Nemophora laurella)
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Synonym: Nemophora topazias

Thank you Ethan Beaver for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-May-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.