Anthela nicothoe

Urticating Anthelid



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Description

About 50mm across with wings closed. The orange around the head and thorax is not common.
Resting on a building wall under light fittings in a local nature reserve.
Cpommonly called 'Urticating Anthelid' because the hairs from the caterpillar 'urt.
This moth is incredibly variable coming in a range of fashionable colours including grey, cream, green, yellow, tan, brown and the various markings may each be present or not.

Date & Time

2014-10-23 10:01 AM [Melbourne]

Location

-37.86 , 145.32 : m

Discussion




NS Observation No. 54E30376ED2A89EF270002EC
Created 2015-02-17 08:01 PM (almost 3 years ago)
Created By Mark Ridgway
Updated 2015-02-17 08:16 PM (almost 3 years ago)
Updated By Mark Ridgway
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