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Tussock Moth (♂)

Toxoproctis bifurcata


This is a moth that i found on the wall of my house. This moth is brownish in color, and its wings posterior is yellow (with a few black spots). Its body also covered with brown and yellow furs. The size of this moth is about 12 mm in length.


- Spotted on the wall of my house. Usually, it can be found around the house (especially near the light sources).


- This is a moths in the Lymantriidae family. It is attracted to the light (possibly a nocturnal insect). Thanks to Psyche (Dr. Seow) for the ID. - * Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Insecta
* Order: Lepidoptera
* Family: Lymantriidae
* Subfamily: Lymantrinae
* Tribe: Lymantrini
* Genus: Toxoproctis
* Species: T. bifurcata

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Spotted on Jan 30, 2014
Submitted on Jan 30, 2014

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