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Orange Lacewing

Cethosia penthesilea

Description:

The Orange Lacewing is orange above with broad black patch on forewing tip containing a white patch. The upper surface of the hindwings are orange bordered with black. The underside of the wings has a intricate pattern of white bars, edged with black lines and dots, on an orange background. There is also a large white patch on the underside of each forewing Size wingspan 65mm

Habitat:

monsoon rainforest

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2 Comments

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Incredible looking species. thanks for sharing Natascia :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Wow!

NatasciaGiulivi
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NatasciaGiulivi

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 15, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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