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Erebid Day Flying moth

Nyctemera baulus


Seen here in repose. 40 mm wingspan. The adult moth has brown/black forewings each with a broad irregular diagonal white band. The hind wings are white with broad black margins. The body has alternate black and yellow stripes.


Borneo,Philippines,Thailand, as well as here in Australia in the Northern Territory, Queensland, and New South Wales.


Larvae observed feeding on cabbage (Brassicaceae), tasselflower (Asteraceae), and fireweed (Asteraceae).

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Ruth Spigelman
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Ruth Spigelman

NSW, Australia

Lat: -32.95, Long: 151.75

Spotted on Jul 2, 2019
Submitted on Jul 12, 2019

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