Black Crescent Owlet Moth
Female, ventral
Dark Noctuid Moth
Dark Noctuid Moth (Proteuxoa sp ES07)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Owlet moth (:Noctuoidea Noctuidae Acronictinae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Dark Noctuid Moth (Proteuxoa sp ES07)
This Photo:     Dorsal, ~17mm

Thank you Axel Kallies for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
We thought this might be P. restituta, but Axel said "P. restituta has a light grey collar".

Copyright © 2015-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Apr-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.