Crimson Beauty
Female, ventral
Murray Mallee Region
Hibbertia Moth
Adult, profile
Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Agaristinae)
Species: Crow Moth (Cruria donowani)
This Photo:     Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
While this photo was taken in NSW, it's included here as it does occur in SA in the semi-arid evirons and is a good comparison to it's cousins the Mistletoe Moth & Hibbertia Moth

Similar Species: Hibbertia Moth (Phalaenoides glycinae)

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.