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Brown Tiger Moth

Amerila omissa

Description:

Amerila omissa, a species of Tiger moth which has transparent oval shapes on it's wings that distinguishes it from other moths. The body is greyish brown in color. Black spots found on it's thorax. Red legs and part of it's abdomen. Central body length about 25mm. Can be mistaken as the commoner Amerila astreus that is also found in Borneo.

Habitat:

Montane Forest of Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia.

Notes:

Night time does not stop me from spotting, this moth is one of the interesting nocturnal insects that I have photographed. >>>Map accuracy : 15m diameter.

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9 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 2 years ago

Thank you too Fyn.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 2 years ago

Great Moth!

Uday
Uday 2 years ago

thanks!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 2 years ago
Uday
Uday 2 years ago

beautiful!
hey can u plz give me the email address of Norman Larsen ?

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 2 years ago

Thank you YogeshSave, Smith'sZoo and Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Beautiful moth CXW - the red colour would only enhance its beauty. Thanks !

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 2 years ago

what a beauty Chun! Awesome pic!

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 2 years ago

Beautiful!!!!

Malaysia

Lat: 5.96, Long: 116.60

Spotted on Dec 13, 2009
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

Reference

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