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Tiger moth (Arctiinae)Termessa laeta

Propitious Footman at Namadgi National Park

Termessa laeta at Namadgi National Park - 28 Dec 2018

Identification history

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

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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
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • 28 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • JBrickhill Recorded by

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