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  Orange Spotted Tiger Moth (Ceryx sp)





Orange Spotted Tiger Moth | Ceryx sp photo
Orange Spotted Tiger Moth on Lemon-scented Tea Tree

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INSECT FACTS

Identification
This Orange Spotted Tiger Moth has black wings with five pale orange spots on each wing. The body has black and yellow bands like a wasp.

Size
wingspan 30mm

Habitat
Eucalyptus forest, woodland and gardens



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Genus:Ceryx
Species:sp
Common Name:Orange Spotted Tiger Moth