Spilosoma glatignyiCommon name: Black and White Tiger Moth

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found across the southern parts of Australia.

Description: This caterpillar was approximately 4 centimetres long. The moth has a wing length of about 3 centimetres.

Notes: We have photographed this species as a caterpillar in August and a moth in May.

References: http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/arct/glatignyi.html

Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

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