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Tussock Moth (♂)

Bembina isabellina


This is a Tussock Moth that i found on the wall of my house. This moth is a male of Bembina isabellina. It is brownish in color, has dark brown-black patterns on its wings, and its body is covered with furs. The size of this moth is about 10 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: Bembina
* Species: B. isabellina

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

Very cute ! Looks like a Limacodid Moth ( slug moths) -will look for an ID.

LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Very cute, maybe a Cup Moth? Limacodidae?

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Spotted on Feb 3, 2014
Submitted on Feb 3, 2014

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