Solanum Moth
Dorsal
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Patchy white palps
 
      
Solanum Moth (Sceliodes cordalis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: Solanum Moth (Sceliodes cordalis)
This Photo:     Ventral
Other name: Eggfruit Caterpillar

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long & ~20mm wingspan.
One specimen found in October.

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Oct-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.