Case Moth
Larva: Casing & Size
Messy-case Moth
Profile, Strong Legs
Messy-case Moth (Lomera sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Case Moth (:Tineoidea Psychidae)
Species: Messy-case Moth (Lomera sp ES02)
This Photo:     Dorsal

Thank you Ethan Beaver for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Riverland and possibly elsewhere
The case is ~15mm.
The larvae have very strong legs compared to most, as well as well developed antennae.
We thought this was Metura sp.

Copyright © 2019-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Oct-2019
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.