Horehound Plume Moth
Larva, Eyes
Ellura
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Dark Brown Morph, dorsal
 
                      
Horehound Plume Moth (Wheeleria spilodactylus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Plume Moth (:Pterophorioidea Pterophoridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Horehound Plume Moth (Wheeleria spilodactylus)
This Photo:     🔍Larva, Leaf Damage🔎

Thank you Donald Hobern for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm long, ~17mm natural wingspan.
It has striped legs and striped wings.

Copyright © 2022-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Dec-2022
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)