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Someone slap an ID on this moth?

Discussion in 'Insects, Other Invertebrates & Arthropods' started by Brianhogs, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. Brianhogs

    Brianhogs Arachnosquire

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    Had it for a while as a caterpillar until it morphed into a pupa...
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    Until I found this guy this morning.
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    With flash
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    Got one more too. Also, he almost turned up to be dinner for one of the skinks until I saw an orange liquid coming out of the head area. Any one know what that was?
     
  2. crpy

    crpy Arachnoking

    Its a tiger Moth (Apantesis ornata), maybe a virgo tiger
     
  3. Brianhogs

    Brianhogs Arachnosquire

    Do you know what it eats?
     
  4. crpy

    crpy Arachnoking

    many different plant greens, dandelion for one
     
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