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Hieroglyphic Moth

Dipthera festiva

Description:

This lovely moth is one of the most radiant in the area. It measures about 1.5" long. It is common.

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica, beginning of the dry season, lowland coastal elevation

Notes:

Spotted at night near an HID lamp.

No species ID suggestions

7 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 2 months ago

Thank you so much flown!

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 2 months ago

Gorgeous!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 3 years ago

Thank you Matilda. I am glad you enjoyed this spotting!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 3 years ago

Thanks Carol!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 3 years ago

Terrific! Awesome design and colors.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 3 years ago

Thank you Marta!

Very beautiful, Larry!

Provincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.20, Long: -85.83

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 2, 2014

Reference

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