Bud Borer Moth
Shaded Wingia Moth
Shadow Wingia Moth (Catacometes hemiscia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Wingia Moth (:Gelechioidea Oecophoridae Wingia)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Shadow Wingia Moth (Catacometes hemiscia)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Axel Kallies for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Record in SA on Atlas:
~8mm long.

Copyright © 2023-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Jan-2023
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.