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Amata nigriceps Localy it is called sometimes -Tiger moth or Wasp moth. Amana nigriceps,Amata nigriceps,Australia,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

Amata nigriceps

Localy it is called sometimes -Tiger moth or Wasp moth.

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''Amata nigriceps '' is a species of moth of the family Erebidae first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1876. 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 Ernst
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Uploaded Mar 14, 2020. Captured Mar 12, 2020 18:17 in 3 Coupland Ave, Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm