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Crimson-speckled Moth

Utetheisa pulchella

Description:

White moth with black and red-orange spots, about 2 cm long

Habitat:

I found it in the afternoon on my car parked near a golf course in the south of Gran Canaria

1 Species ID Suggestions

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago
Crimson-speckled Moth
Utetheisa pulchella Utetheisa pulchella - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

Katjusch
Katjusch 2 years ago

Thank you very much - yes that looks exactly the same!

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago

It's a specimen of Utetheisa pulchella, distributed in Europe (as a migrant), in the Afrotropical ecozone, in North Africa and in other parts of the world.

Katjusch
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Katjusch

Canarias, Spain

Spotted on Mar 1, 2019
Submitted on Mar 1, 2019

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