Indian Meal Moth
Black Pyralid
S2, Deceased, dorsal
Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Grass Moth (:Pyraloidea Pyralidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)
This Photo:     🔍Ventral🔎
Other names: Indianmeal Moth or Indian-meal Moth

Thank you Prof Victor W Fazio III† for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~7mm long, ~17mm wingspan

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This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)