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Fig-tree Moth

Afrikaans name:

Fig-tree Moths are fluffy little fellows

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Naroma varipes

The Fig-tree Moth is a fluffy white moth that doesn't seem to have a face.

They get their name from the fact that their larvae are commonly found on fig trees.

The Fig-tree Moth is smallish with a wing-span of less than 3 cm.

Coming into physical contact with these moths may cause skin irritations.


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