I suspect this Tiger moth was attacked by a Gecko - it looked like it was nearly dead when I shot this - the left antenna looks a bit sad.
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TIGER MOTH FACTS
This Tiger Moth is black with orange-yellow spots on each forewing. It has a yellow head and feathery antennae. The caterpillar is black and hairy with yellow spots.
wingspan 15mm, caterpillar length 15mm
caterpillar feeds on lichens
pupates in a thin cocoon attached to a wall or tree trunk.
|Common Name:||Tiger Moth|