What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Brightly colored Plume Moth
Location:  Queensland
March 15, 2015
Hi guys. I thought brightly coloured ones might be rare. I got a photo of one from Australia that  is brightly russet coloured. It is the only known photo of a living specimen of a very rare species, it took the experts weeks to figure out what it was, and is on the Atlas of Living Australia website here. Feel free to grab it for your archive if you wish.
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:4b6288ed-6fd0-4ad3-97cb-310ddfed3899

Plume Moth

Plume Moth

Thanks so much Trevor,
We are thrilled to be able to post your image of this rare Plume Moth,
Deuterocopus socotranus.

Tagged with →  
What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Queensland, Australia

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *