Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Amata phegea

Category: Arctiinae

In all of Europe we only have six species of the Amata Genus - if we step up to the Tribe where Amata belongs, we get 3 additional Dysauxes species . In Africa below Sahara there are over 100 known Amata species.

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Amata phegea (2)

Category: Arctiinae

Mimicry

The Amata Genus is mimicking the Zygaena ephialtes, which is poisonous.

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Phragmatobia fuliginosa

Category: Arctiinae

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Hypena rostralis

Category: Hypeninae

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Hypena rostralis (2)

Category: Hypeninae

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Acronicta (Jocheaera) alni

Category: Acronictinae

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Moma alpium

Category: Acronictinae

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Trachea atriplicis

Category: Noctuinae

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Trachea atriplicis (2)

Category: Noctuinae

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Cerura vinula

Category: Notodontinae

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Ptilodon capucina

Category: Notodontinae

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Ptilophora plumigera

Category: Notodontinae

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Pseudoips prasinana

Category: Chloephorinae

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Pseudoips prasinana (2)

Category: Chloephorinae

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