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Utetheisa pulchella Utetheisa pulchella, Crimson-speckled Flunkey landed on a flower. Crimson speckled footman,Utetheisa pulchella Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Utetheisa pulchella

Utetheisa pulchella, Crimson-speckled Flunkey landed on a flower.

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  1. This little moth was quite difficult to photograph, but I'm very pleased with the result :) Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
    1. Good that you also have an eye for smaller wildlife, macro photography is very popular on this site so you'll fit right in. Posted 6 years ago
      1. thank you! I hope so :) Posted 6 years ago

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The Crimson-speckled Flunkey is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is found in Africa, Southern Europe, Central and Southern Asia and Australia. The wingspan is 29-42 mm. The larvae feed on Forget-me-not, ''Echium'', ''Borago'' and ''Anchusa'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Rita Afonso
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By Rita Afonso

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Uploaded Jan 6, 2015. Captured Sep 20, 2014 16:51.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO140
  • 48mm