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Dasih tiger moth (Dysphania subrepleta)

Dasih tiger moth (Dysphania subrepleta) is an animal species in Geometridae, arboreal insects, large moths with bright yellow, black and white wings, spending time in the shade perched on medium-sized trees in forests and agricultural land.

D. subrepleta has an elongated cylindrical body and a sharp tip. The upper back has thick hair and a yellow color with black transverse stripes. The belly is jointed yellow with transverse black stripes.

Dlium Dasih tiger moth (Dysphania subrepleta)


A pair of black eyes and a pair of black antennae. The legs on the top are yellow and the bottom is white. The forewings are white, yellow and black. The hind wings are yellow and black.

Dasih tiger moth lives solitary and spends time in the shade perched on leaves in disturbed forests, agricultural land, plantations and yards in December-January.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Geometroidea
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Geometrinae
Tribe: Dysphaniini
Genus: Dysphania
Species: Dysphania subrepleta

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