| Utetheisa pulchella Linnaeus, 1758 |
Main synonym = Deiopeia pulchra Esper, 1786
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Noctuidae |
| Crimson-speckled Moth, Crimson-speckled Flunkey Maltese name not known|
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This beautifully coloured moth feeds on the foliage of the Heliotropum europaeum and Borago officinalis. This moth used to be common but now is quite difficult to find. It is also a strong migrant.
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