Magpie moth

Dark brown moth with white pattern
Magpie moth, Nyctemera secundiana, on macadamia leaf

These attractive moths are normally quite common in our garden but have been on holiday – I don’t know where – for the last few months.

They are much more colourful in flight, because you can see their bright orange striped abdomen. This picture of one feeding on a flower gives you a glimpse.

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