Urticating Anthelid
Adelaide Hills
Eyespot Anthelid
Male, forewing
Eyespot Anthelid (Anthela ocellata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Anthelid Moth (:Bombycoidea Anthelidae)
Species: Eyespot Anthelid (Anthela ocellata)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Found on the ground dead. Wingspan ~45mm

Copyright © 2017-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.