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Mating Day Moths, 05/03/2012

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Mating Day Moths, 05/03/2012

Postby kctsang » Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:27 pm

No idea what moth this is :ko: :ko: :ko:

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Re: Mating Day Moths, 05/03/2012

Postby plain tiger » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:22 am

Hi KC, Nice catch of the pair, the black version of our local day flying moths, but not necessarily Amata sp.
More likely Auriculoceryx transitiva, or A. pterodactyliformis, described as males with white tipped antennae from :
http://www.archive.org/stream/journalof ... 9/mode/1up
See also : http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-6/plate2.php
Family : Arctiidae
Subfamily : Syntominae

Now you have some idea !!
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