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Strange Red Moth

Observed: 23rd April 2012 By: Eskling2Eskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in InvertebratesEskling2’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

An odd looking red moth. No obvious wings - perhaps newly emerged from a pupa and not unfolded yet?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ruby Tiger (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) interacts

Comments

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I'm assuming either it's wings haven't opened properly or as you say they are in the process of doing so.

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Ruby Tiger

A Ruby Tiger Moth, recently emerged with wings yet to expand i.d. from personal experience; I raised 20 + to maturity last year. Brock

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