Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Laelia
Family: Erebidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
extatura
NOTES

A large moth of the subfamily Lymantriinae which holds the wings roof-like over the body when at rest.


AUTHORITY
(Distant, 1897)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A brown moth with darker markings and a dark spot on each forewing
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Tussock moth
Moth
Habitat
NOTES: Caught in the house at night
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Dasychira extatura
Dasychira satanas



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