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Senecio Moth

Nyctemera amicus


A velvety dark moth a wing span of about 40 mm. Each fore wing showed a broken band of white across it - these looked like rounded patches. The thorax and head showed narrow yellow trimming. Fore wings had short pale yellow fringes.


Spotted under bright lights near a national park


Synonym: Agagles amica family: Arctiidae Subfamily: Arctiinae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 14, 2014
Submitted on Jan 21, 2014

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