Rusty Snout Moth
Black Striked Snout Moth
S3: Male, dorsal, tenting
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Snout Moth (:Bombycoidea Lasiocampidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Rusty Snout Moth (Symphyta MoV1)|
|This Photo:||Male, Antenna Filaments|
Thank you Axel Kallies for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~18mm long, ~35mm wingspan. They have very finely scoloped trailing wings, with the points highlighted with black. A very buff looking moth.
We've photographed 4 males that came to night lights in Nov, Dec & Jan.