Silvery Ghost Moth
Male, Palps
Faded Ghost Moth
Female, ventral
Faded Ghost Moth (Abantiades marcidus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Swift Moth (:Hepialoidea Hepialidae)
Species: Faded Ghost Moth (Abantiades marcidus)
This Photo:     Female, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found in the Riverland, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2005-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Apr-2005
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.