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Sulawesi Tiger Moth (Euchromia creusa) Seen in Lembeh Island, just behind our cabin, in a thick bushed forest by a lagoon from the Walenekoko Bay. May 2018. Euchromia creusa,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Sulawesi Tiger Moth (Euchromia creusa)

Seen in Lembeh Island, just behind our cabin, in a thick bushed forest by a lagoon from the Walenekoko Bay. May 2018.

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  1. Oh my, what a species, and what a capture! Posted one year ago
  2. Incredible! Posted one year ago
  3. Wow, beautiful! Posted one year ago

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''Euchromia creusa'' is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. It is found in Australia , Ceram, Key Island, New Guinea, the New Hebrides, the Solomon Islands, the Pelew Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu.

The wingspan is about 50 mm. Adults are wasp mimics. They have black wings, with transparent spots and a blue comma-shaped mark near the centre of the forewing. The hindwings are about half the span of the forewings. There are transverse black and red bands on the body.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 21, 2018. Captured May 16, 2018 04:57 in Unnamed Road, Pasirpanjang, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/4.6
  • 1/40s
  • ISO500
  • 10.9mm