Singed Wood Moth
Anterior
Ellura
Wood Moth
Female, profile
 
                      
Singed Wood Moth (Culama crepera)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Wood Moth (:Cossoidea Cossidae)
Species: Singed Wood Moth (Culama crepera)
This Photo:     🔍Ventral🔎

Thank you Axel Kallies for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~15mm long, ~36mm wingspan.
Very Dark Grey. 1st image attempts to show correct colour, others are lighter to highlight the lines & patterns.
It came to a night light & sheet.
Found one specimen in March.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Mar-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.