Utetheisa lotrix

Crotalaria Moth at Kambah, ACT

Utetheisa lotrix at Kambah, ACT - 2 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Utetheisa lotrix 4 Apr 2018 ibaird
Utetheisa lotrix 2 Apr 2018 donhe
Utetheisa pulchelloides 2 Apr 2018 MatthewFrawley

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Noticed many of these flying around in various locations over the past few days.

2 comments

ibaird wrote:
   3 Apr 2018
Certainly lacks the red spot in the position expected at the trailing edge of the forewing tip for it to be U. pulchelloides, but interestingly there appears to be a small black spot at that location.
donhe wrote:
   4 Apr 2018
The black spot at the forewing tornus suggests Utetheisa lotrix, see
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/arct/lotrix.html

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  • 2 Apr 2018 07:51 AM Recorded on
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  • Unknown Gender

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