Arctiidae

Tiger Moths, Lichen Moths

Tiger moths. A large family of often aposematically coloured moths. Many are distasteful to predators. They possess a thoracic tymbal organ which produces ultrasonic clicks thought to disrupt the echolocation of bats. Most are nocturnal but some are diurnal. [280 Aust. species]


Subfamily

Subfamily:

Arctiinae

Subfamily:

Ctenuchinae

Subfamily:

Lithosiinae

Species

Species:

Unknown species