Undescribed Wood Moth
S2, Male?, profile
Undescribed Wood Moth
S3, Female?, anterior
Undescribed Wood Moth (Archaeoses ANIC1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Wood Moth (:Cossoidea Cossidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Undescribed Wood Moth (Archaeoses ANIC1)
This Photo:     S3, Female?, profile

Thank you Prof Victor W Fazio III† & Axel Kallies for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is figured on Bold as Archaeoses ANIC1
These vary in size between 14mm up to 21mm head & body length. It seems the larger ones have fatter bodies and suspect them to be females; with the shorter, slimmer ones males.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.