Lined Cosmet Moth
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Seed Borer (:Gelechioidea Cosmopterigidae)|
|Species:||Burnt Cosmet Moth (Macrobathra cf alternatella)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We didn't get to catch this one, so didn't get size details nor ventral shots. Small
It's white striped antennae are very distinctive, while the white wing patches are quite variable.
Found in November.