Agape chloropyga

The Caterpillars of this species are brown with sparse hairs. They characteristically rest with the head and thorax curved round to the left, and with the last two segments raised in the air. They have been found feeding on the leaves of tropical Figs ( MORACEAE ) such as :


The adults moths are yellow with five orange spots on each forewing. The bodies are yellow with black bands between segments, and a dark blue last abdominal segment. They have a wingspan of about 6 cms.