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Wasp moth copulation Amata nigriceps mating pair with white tipped antennae clearly seen. Male wingspan 30 mm, female 25 mm. <br />
These dynamic and beautiful little moths can be found from Queensland down through New South Wales.  Amata nigriceps,Australia,Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Moth,Orange,Summer,copulation,fauna,insect,invertebrate,macro,new south wales,stripes,wasp moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Wasp moth copulation

Amata nigriceps mating pair with white tipped antennae clearly seen. Male wingspan 30 mm, female 25 mm.
These dynamic and beautiful little moths can be found from Queensland down through New South Wales.

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  1. Fantastic vibrant species, and greatly captured! Posted one year ago

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''Amata nigriceps '' is a species of moth of the family Erebidae It is found in Australia., where it has been recorded from Queensland and New South Wales.

The wingspan is about 30 mm. Adults are black with transparent windows in the wings. The abdomen has black and yellow bands.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Aug 23, 2018. Captured Feb 21, 2018 11:44 in 67 Rowan Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm