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Tiger moth (Arctiinae)Spilosoma curvata

Crimson Tiger Moth at Namadgi National Park

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

Identification history

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

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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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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • 1 Apr 2019 Recorded on
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