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Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae)Spilosoma curvata

Crimson Tiger Moth at Namadgi National Park

2 images

Spilosoma curvata at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019
Spilosoma curvata at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019

Identification history

Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Spilosoma curvata 4 May 2019 ibaird
Tiger moth (Arctiidae & Aganaidae) Spilosoma curvata 4 May 2019 donhe
Anthelid moth (Anthelidae) Anthelidae sp. (family) 3 May 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 Apr 2019 RodDeb

Author's notes

seen walking across the road

1 comment

donhe wrote:
   4 May 2019
Anthelidae larvae in general have a white inverted triangle on the face, and pale verrucae.
The hairs and size put it in Arctiini, and the dorsal line puts it in Spilosoma, and Spilosoma curvata has darkest hairs.

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Nearby Sightings

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Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Hestiochora furcata (A zygaenid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018 Pimelea pauciflora (A rice flower) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018 Eusynthemis virgula (Golden Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Hestiochora furcata (A zygaenid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019
Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018
Pimelea pauciflora (A rice flower) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018
Eusynthemis virgula (Golden Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Apr 2019 12:55 PM Recorded on
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