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The Crimson-speckled Flunkey (Utetheisa pulchella)

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  1. What about Utetheisa pulchella, or a similar species in that genus? Posted 4 days ago
    1. Christine I just uploaded an older image of what I am sure is exactly the same species as the one published by SUGIAN1212.
      I am also sure that it is Utetheisa pulchelloides .
      Posted 4 days ago
      1. Cool, thanks for the confirmation! Posted 3 days ago
      2. Thanks for the corrwct ID. Posted 15 hrs 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.

Subspecies include:
* ''Utetheisa pulchella dilutior'' Rothschild, 1910
* ''Utetheisa pulchella kallima'' Swinhoe, 1907
* ''Utetheisa pulchella pulchella''

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Oct 13, 2018. Captured Oct 8, 2018 08:56 in Jl. Soekarno Hatta, Pekandangan, Kec. Indramayu, Kabupaten Indramayu, Jawa Barat 45216, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • f/18.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm