Small-kite Moth
S1, profile
Ellura
Small-kite Moth
S3, profile
 
      
Small-kite Moth (Autarotis milvellus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: Small-kite Moth (Autarotis milvellus)
This Photo:     S2, profile

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~6mm long, ~14mm wingspan.
They look like small Metallarcha thiophara & some Hednota sp moths.
We photographed 4 specimens in March, at a night light sheet.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Mar-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.