Arid Wood Moth
S1, Male, ventral
Ellura's Wood Moth
S1, Female, dorsal
Arid Wood Moth (Endoxyla punctifimbria)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Wood Moth (:Cossoidea Cossidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Arid Wood Moth (Endoxyla punctifimbria)
This Photo:     🔍S2, Male, ventral🔎
Other name: Goat Moth

Thank you Peter Marriott for identifying and Axel Kallies for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We found 2 Males, one was ~45mm long, wingspan ~90mm; the other ~35mm long & wingspan ~62mm. A huge difference in size.

Copyright © 2018-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Dec-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.