White Streaked Crambid
Patchy white palps
Ellura
White Streaked Crambid
Female, profile
 
      
White Streaked Crambid (Scoparia cleodoralis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: White Streaked Crambid (Scoparia cleodoralis)
This Photo:     Female, dorsal

Thank you Abbey Throssell for identifying and David Akers for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
The usual diagnostic feature of having different antennae does not seem to separate out the genders with this species. We have assumed the fatter body is female.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Feb-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.