Small-kite Moth
S4, ventral
Adelaide Hills
White Patched Crambid
Dorsal - with flash
 
                      
Eastern Black Tabby (Diplopseustis perieresalis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Eastern Black Tabby (Diplopseustis perieresalis)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

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

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
~9mm long, ~20mm wingspan.
We photographed one specimen in Feb.

Copyright © 2018-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Feb-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.