Amerila rubripes

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Walker's frother
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Amerila
Species: A. rubripes
Binomial name
Amerila rubripes
Walker, [1865]

Amerila rubripes, Walker's frother, is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is found in Queensland.

The wingspan is about 50 mm. Adults have translucent white wings. They have black spots on the thorax, and red and orange areas on the legs, hindwings and body. When disturbed, the moth exudes a froth from glands beside the eyes.[1]

The larvae feed on Cryptostegia grandiflora and Gymnanthera oblonga.

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