Cryptic Snout Moth
Cryptic Snout Moth
Cryptic Snout Moth (Arrade destituta)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tiger Moth (:Noctuoidea Erebidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Cryptic Snout Moth (Arrade destituta)
This Photo:     Forwing

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
About 7mm long with a wingspan of about 22mm.
A stunning moth with various tufts giving it real presence, yet it's quite small.
Found in November.

Copyright © 2017-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Nov-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.