Prominent Zig-zag Moth
Ochre Rough-head
Male: profile
Ochre Rough-head (Hylaeora dilucida)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Oakworm (:Noctuoidea Notodontidae)
Species: Ochre Rough-head (Hylaeora dilucida)
This Photo:     Male: dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~82mm wingspan. This is a very large moth, so spent quite a bit of time hunting through the Ghost moth family looking for it. Of course it's in a totally different family.
We found one male specimen in April.

Copyright © 2020- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.