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Striped Footman Moth

Padenia duplicana


This is a footman moth that i found on the wall of my house. This moth is white in color, and it has dark brown bands on its thorax, wings anterior, and wings posterior. The size of this moth is about 8 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 type of moth from family Arctiidae (Arctiid Moth). It is attracted to the light (possibly a nocturnal insect). Thanks to Nuwan Chathuranga and Psyche (Dr Seow) for the ID -
* Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Insecta
* Order: Lepidoptera
* Family: Arctiidae
* Genus: Padenia
* Species: P. duplicana

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Footman moth
Padenia cf. duplicana BioLib - Padenia duplicana - Image

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Lanzz 10 years ago

Thanks Nuwan, for the ID...

LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Beautiful little moth!

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

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