Rusty Snout Moth
Male, Hindwing
Ellura
Black Striked Snout Moth
S3: Male, dorsal, tenting
 
                      
Rusty Snout Moth (Symphyta MoV1)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.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Jan-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.