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Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby green baron » Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:56 am

I get moths occassionally but usually small moths, not bigger than 6cm across but last night, this large moth (11cm across) flew into my living room and landed on the staircase

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It is Erebus ephesperis from the Noctuidae family. Simon and I call this the "mee rebus" moth :rofl:
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby plain tiger » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:35 am

Yes this GEOMETRIDAE around 4 cm, was fluttering around my bedroom curtain at 4.30 am last week when I woke up. I cant say I can call it Mee siam or anything eqiuvalent...
Looks like a Sarcinodes spps ?
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby richardlbong » Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:46 pm

Found this Green Aporandria on the wall outside my flat sometime ago. I believe this is the Aporandria specularia (Large Green Aporandria).

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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby green baron » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:08 am

Plain Tiger wrote:Yes this GEOMETRIDAE around 4 cm, was fluttering around my bedroom curtain at 4.30 am last week when I woke up. I cant say I can call it Mee siam or anything eqiuvalent...
Looks like a Sarcinodes spps ?

Steven,
I checked with a moth expert and it seems what you have is not a Geometridae. It is Hulodes donata, a Noctuidae-Catocalinae.

A note on the use of sp and spp (there is no spps). When you are refering to a individual which you do not now the species, you use sp, e.g. Sarcinodes sp. You use spp when referring to many individuals from the same genus.
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby green baron » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:10 am

richardlbong wrote:Found this Green Aporandria on the wall outside my flat sometime ago. I believe this is the Aporandria specularia (Large Green Aporandria).
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Richard,
Lovely moth and nice shot !
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby buttlover » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:22 pm

Nice green moth you have here, Richard.
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby green baron » Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:32 pm

Another moth came into my living room last weekend. it is about 2cm across.

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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby AngieNg » Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:37 am

Beautiful green moth, Richard .. but how big or small was this moth?
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby richardlbong » Tue Nov 10, 2009 8:20 am

Angie, this moth is around 5cm.
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Re: Do you get any moths in your house ?

Postby plain tiger » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:12 am

Er...I kinda given up trying to ID these small moths come into my house.
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