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Arctiid Moth

Nishada chilomorpha


This is an Arctiid Moth that i found on the wall of my house. This moth is yellowish-brown in color. The size of this moth is about 10 mm in length, and the wingspan is about 25 mm.


- Spotted on the wall of my house. Usually, it can be found in all lowland forest types except heath forest.


- This is a moths in the Arctiidae 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: Arctiidae
* Genus: Nishada
* Species: N. chilomorpha

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Spotted on Feb 5, 2014
Submitted on Feb 5, 2014

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