Long-palped Webworm
Broken Line Grass Webworm
Broken Line Grass Webworm (Hednota panteucha)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: Broken Line Grass Webworm (Hednota panteucha)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Other name: Pasture Webworm

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~12mm long, ~27mm wingspan. Bipectinate antennae.
Very long palps & legs. It's almost spider-like.
Found one specimen in April

Copyright © 2018-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Apr-2018
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.