Arctiid moth

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Arctiidae is a large and diverse family of moths with around 11,000 species found all over the world, including 6,000 neotropical species. This family includes the groups commonly known as tiger moths, which usually have bright colors, footmen [which are usually much drabber], lichen moths and wasp moths. Many species have ‘hairy’ caterpillars which are popularly known as woolly bears or woolly worms.

Photo: Singapore ZooSingapore, 20130320

Source:  Wikipedia

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