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Tiger Moth

Lemyra maculifascia

Description:

This moth was 2 cm (0.8 inches) long.

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.

Notes:

2nd and 3rd photos taken with (diffused) flash.

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9 Comments

You're welcome Ann :)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 5 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID help ate Agnes! :)

The document is "A Review of the subfamily Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) from the Philippines" by Karel ČERNÝ, 2011.

Hi Ann, pls refer to Plate 1, pages 68-69, figure 14. http://www.zobodat.at/pdf/ENT_0032_0029-.... Regards!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

ID now updated... Though I'm not totally sure of it, so please feel free to confirm or otherwise! :-)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Still trying to ID the creature... Think it might be a Dark-spotted Tiger Moth (Ardices/Spilosoma canescens)... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardices_can...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Thanks Karen! :-)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Some kind of Tiger moth I think? Maybe Lophocampa sp. ??

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Very pretty!

AnnvanWijgerden
Spotted by
AnnvanWijgerden

Santa Cruz, Metro Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 14, 2011
Submitted on Dec 14, 2011

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