Orange Noctuid Moth
S2: Anterior
Flinders Ranges
White-spotted Owl Moth
Female: Orange Abdomen
White-spotted Owl Moth (Donuca spectabilis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: White-spotted Owl Moth (Donuca spectabilis)
This Photo:     🔍Female: dorsal🔎

General Species Information:
Found in the Flinders Ranges and possibly elsewhere
~25mm long, ~60mm wingspan.
These are a large moth with an orange tip to the last third of it's abdomen and orange hair underneath.
One female found in November.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Nov-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.