Black-headed Fairy Longhorn Moth
Toothed Anthelid
Toothed Anthelid (Anthela basigera)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Anthelid Moth (:Bombycoidea Anthelidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Toothed Anthelid (Anthela basigera)
This Photo:     Dorsal, ~30mm

Thank you (RattyExplores ) for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Id was arrived at by matching on-line photo's. In future we will raise those we find to improve the id.

Copyright © 2015-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Aug-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.