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White Antenna Wasp Moth - Amata nigriceps

Family Arctiidae 

This page contains pictures and information about White Antenna Wasp Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Wingspan 30mm
This moth has the black hairy thorax, orange head with black eyes. Its wings are black with translucent yellow-orange spots. It has black and orange-yellow bands on its body. We distinguished this moth by the white antenna tip and the black head.
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The Caterpillar is black with brown hairs. 
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1. Moths - family by Nick Monaghan, 2007.
2. Amata nigriceps (Butler, 1876) - Australian Caterpillars by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2008. 


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Last updated: November 06, 2011.