Ed. Note: We really want to answer this query, but we don’t know where to begin our research. These appear to be some species of Tiger Moth.
Subject: Insect tipe
November 22, 2015 2:15 am
I have found this insect in my garden can you please help me to identify this insect?
Signature: Kobus slabbert
Where is your lawn? New Jersey? Cairo? Sydney??????
I sory it is bela bela in South Africa
Thanks for providing a location. Your images are not of the highest quality, but these appear to be diurnal moths. We searched through the two most obvious groups: the subfamily Agaristinae on iSpot, the tribe Ctenuchiini on iSpot and the family Zygaenidae also on iSpot, and though there were many similar moths, none had the combination of red head, red legs, dark wings and light spots that your individuals have. Perhaps one of our readers will have better luck with this ID.