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Heliotrope Moth

Utetheisa pulchelloides


Orange and black patterns and spots on wings. Wingspan 3cm. This moth's colours are quite faded, they're usually much brighter.


Attracted to night light in backyard.


Updated ID.

No species ID suggestions


LeanneGardner 8 months ago

Thanks Neil. They're quite common up here. Usually much brighter in colour though as mentioned. I think I know that song.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 months ago

Salt and Pepper moth puts that song in my head :/ Great spotting, Leanne. I've never seen one of these moths before.

QLD, Australia

Lat: -21.43, Long: 149.21

Spotted on Jul 27, 2018
Submitted on Jul 27, 2018


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