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Nine-Spotted Moth

Amata phegea or Syntomis phegea




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6 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 8 years ago

Neat! I haven't seen many pictures from Hungary before, keep them coming!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Yes its Nine spotted moth. Very close to Wasp moths.

CikraVajnai
CikraVajnai 8 years ago

Ok I found it! It's called Nine-spotted moth (I guess it has nine spots on its wings....). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine-spotte...

CikraVajnai
CikraVajnai 8 years ago

The Oleander Moth isnt exactly the same. It has a red end rather then a yellow stripe. But it really is similar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syntomeida_...

CikraVajnai
CikraVajnai 8 years ago

thanks i'll google that in a moment.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Oleander Moth is what we call it here. It lays it's eggs either on Oleander or Alamanda vines. I have been trying to get a picture of one here in Florida around my Alamanda.

CikraVajnai
Spotted by
CikraVajnai

Dunaföldvár, Dunántúl, Hungary

Lat: 46.80, Long: 18.92

Spotted on Jun 19, 2011
Submitted on Jun 19, 2011

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