Black & White Crambid
S1: Ventral
Stunning Crambid
Stunning Crambid (Syntonarcha sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Stunning Crambid (Syntonarcha sp)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Dr Bevan Buirchell for identifying and Peter Crowcroft for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~12mm long. Very rare as there is only one other photo of this species we've seen; so undescribed.
Photographed 1 in Jan.

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