Yellow Striped Crambid
Dorsal, length ~10mm, wingspan ~15mm
Adelaide Hills
Yellow Striped Crambid
Palps
 
                      
Yellow Striped Crambid (Glaucocharis dilatella)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Crambid Snout Moth (:Pyraloidea Crambidae)
Species: Yellow Striped Crambid (Glaucocharis dilatella)
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Other name: Ocellated Web Moth

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
A stunning little moth on screen, yet nondescript to the naked eye.
Generally sits with it's legs forward and antennae laid back over it's body.
Large scaly palps held out forward making quite a snout
The forewings wings trail with longitudinal short yellow stripes separated by black marks. Followed by metallic silver, black, then silver transverse stripes.

Copyright © 2016-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.