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Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae)Termessa laeta

Propitious Footman at Namadgi National Park

Termessa laeta at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Termessa laeta 21 Jan 2019 donhe
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Termessa laeta 21 Jan 2019 ibaird
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Termessa sp nr xanthomelas 20 Jan 2019 donhe
Unidentified 20 Jan 2019 JBrickhill

Author's notes

Found dead floating on water in Naas river

1 comment

ibaird wrote:
   21 Jan 2019
Obviously worn, but I suggest this may be Termessa laeta, Propitious Footman. It does appear to have three black markings in the right places on its yellow hindwings.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • JBrickhill Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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