Crimson speckled footman

Utetheisa pulchella

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.
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Naming

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

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyErebidae
GenusUtetheisa
Species