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Malayan Tiger Moth

Cyana malayensis

Description:

A tiger moth with clear warning colours to mark its toxicity / poisonous. Most likely a male C. malayensis which most of the species under the Cyana genus are very similar in coloration and patterns - red and white stripes with black spots and orange wing tip. These colours make them stand out but as something that should be kept away from.

Habitat:

Found resting on the white wall of the lodge, attracted to the building's night lights in the tropical lowland rainforest of Tawau Hills Park, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo).

Notes:

>>>Map accuracy: 5m. Dan's spotting of it https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/23...

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.40, Long: 117.89

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Nov 8, 2018

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