Crimson-speckled Flunkey (Utetheisa pulchella)

 

This type of moth is a very colorful species which has now become rather rare. It has a 4 cm wingspan and can be found in most of Europe, even extending as far east as Australia.

The larvae feed on forget-me-not, Echium, Borago and Anchusa species.

Utetheisa pulchella

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