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Croker's Tiger Moth

Amerila crokeri

Description:

Also known as Croker's Frother..."When disturbed, it exudes a frothy yellow fluid from glands beside the eyes, and makes a sizzling noise!"

Notes:

Also known as Croker's Frother..."When disturbed, it exudes a frothy yellow fluid from glands beside the eyes, and makes a sizzling noise!"

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Croker's Tiger Moth
Amerila crokeri Amerila crokeri


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9 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks KarenL...

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Another beauty!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks Argy.. It is amazing. From now on I will disturbed ever moth, just to see what it will do! :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Christiane - you left out the best part !! Also known as Croker's Frother..."When disturbed, it exudes a frothy yellow fluid from glands beside the eyes, and makes a sizzling noise!" ... It was obviously undisturbed by your presence :)

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks J for the new ID.. And thanks Mayra and Argy...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

What a gem Christiane. Great shots.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Great series!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

You're welcome! I found a better match...Amerila crokeri....
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks J... I really like this Moth... :)

Christiane
Spotted by
Christiane

4702, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 10, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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