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Walker's Frother

Amerila rubripes

Description:

Translucent white wings, with black spots on thorax. Red and orange areas on legs, hindwings and body. When this moth is disturbed, a froth is exuded from the glands beside the eyes.

Habitat:

Northern Australia

Notes:

Photographed at Tolga Country Lodge on the Atherton Tableland.

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5 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Yeah, that's correct, fairly broad distribution, I guess.

Alex Pope
Alex Pope 9 years ago

Thanks! I guess they are! Your Tiger Moth was photographed in China?

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Nevermind, they are related! I just wasn't sure of the exact species.

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Cool spotting! Reminds me of this one, maybe related?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/103...

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

Kudos !

Alex Pope
Spotted by
Alex Pope

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 4, 2009
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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