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White Antenna Wasp Moth

Amata nigriceps

Description:

There are several kind of yellow banded wasp moth that look very similar to one another.The one below is called the White Antenna Wasp Moth or Amata nigriceps. The White Antenna Wasp Moth is obviously named as such due to the white tip on its antenna.It has yellow and black bands on its abdomen, an orange head and a hairy thorax. This wasp moth has black wings with translucent yellowish spots. The hind wings are less than half the span of the fore wings and often go unnoticed.

1 Species ID Suggestions

wasp moth
amata huebneri Amata huebneri


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3 Comments

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 8 years ago

Huebneri x3

Dave

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Amata huebneri, I agree.

I think species is Amata huebneri - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amata_huebn.... Pls check.

Ronald Lo
Spotted by
Ronald Lo

Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Feb 11, 2013
Submitted on Feb 11, 2013

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