Metallarcha Moth
Adelaide Hills
White Dashed Crambid
Ventral, wingspan ~15mm
White Dashed Crambid (Metasia capnochroa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Dashed Crambid (Metasia capnochroa)
This Photo:     Posterior, ~6mm

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Unfortunately this specimen escaped before I was able to get a square-on dorsal view.
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2017-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Jan-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.