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Euproctis sp.

Erebidae/Lymantriinae




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5 Comments

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Thank you Tiz & AgnesAdiiqueTalavera for your help .. much appreciated

There are new combinations of Indo-Australian "Euproctis” with Nygmia, Artaxa, Arna, Orvasca and other nygmiine genera (Family Erebidae, Subfamily Lymantriinae, Tribe Nygmiini). I've seen similar photos IDd as Artaxa sp. Pls. check out also. Regards.

Tiz
Tiz 5 years ago

I saw that spotting before and that made me googled a bit on the Euproctis lutea, and I could not find any evidence that it exists outside Australia. I also think that they are very similar, but your moth seems to have a bit bigger and wider antennas...

Flyffy was a typo, but it sounds quite fun :D Looking forward to hear more opinions on this one...

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Hi Tiz This spotting looks the same I think http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/194...

Tiz
Tiz 5 years ago

It looks very similar to the Australian Yellow Tussock Moth (Euproctis lutea) apart from the antennas... It is a flyffy and beautiful little thing you found there :)

Thailand

Lat: 9.11, Long: 99.87

Spotted on Jan 10, 2014
Submitted on Jan 10, 2014

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