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Lydia Lichen Moth

Asura lydia

Description:

This moth from the Arctiidae family (subfamily Lithosiinae) has black wings with yellow patterns. See the noticeable feathery antennas! Moths in the subfamily Lithosiinae are commonly called lichen moths as their larva feed on litter or lichens.

Habitat:

Spotted in an open field near dry sclerophyll forest. Distribution: southern half of Australia.

Notes:

The wingspan is about 15 mm.

No species ID suggestions

20 Comments

Uday
Uday a year ago

welcome! :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thank you Uday!

Uday
Uday a year ago

1st pic is wonderful!
nice series

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks Berndt!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thank you Carol! And I enjoyed reading your feature:-)

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne a year ago

Gorgeous! Congratulations on your feature in the blog.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks Emma!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

great find!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks Neil!

NeilDazet
NeilDazet a year ago

Nice spotting Daniele! Super photography!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette a year ago

Another beauty!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thank you Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things a year ago

Fabulous pics!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Atul and Brandon, thanks!

BrandonBlount
BrandonBlount a year ago

Very cool spotting! The first picture is simply amazing!

Atul
Atul a year ago

lovely pics Daniele!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks Johan!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns a year ago

Nice spotting and photos!

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -34.13, Long: 150.83

Spotted on Mar 8, 2012
Submitted on May 22, 2012

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