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Penicillifera apicalis

Recorded Width: 31mm Height: 12mm at Bukit Larut, Malaysia

A member of the Bombycidae family of moths, this specie of silkmoths has an inclination to stick its rear end up and bend it prominently. A cool snow white coat covers the wings and body, giving it a pure look only to be blemished with what looks like black hot cross buns at the centre of its forewings.

Penicillifera apicalis


 Its rear clearly up in this shot taken at Nest's front windows. Just behind there is a Perixera argyrommoides. 

Penicillifera apicalis




Wild Pictograph

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