Moth - Speckled Footman (Utetheisa pulchella)

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Tessa G
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Moth - Speckled Footman (Utetheisa pulchella)

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I think this is a moth and hope I am posting in the right thread.

Could I have help with the ID please which was seen at Bontebok NP over this last weekend.

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Re: Insect ID needed.

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It is a moth

Utetheisa pulchella - Speckled Footman
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Re: Insect ID needed.

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Many thanks ross hawkins :thumbs_up:
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