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Silkworm Moth or Lappet Moth

Bombycidae

Habitat:

Amazon jungle



1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago
Apatelodes pandara Apatelodes pandara

8 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Nice find, Peter! Could you consider adding this to my mission, Moths of the Americas? Thanks so much!

Here is the mission link:

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8841...

peter
peter 5 years ago

Thanks bayucca, updated accordingly :)

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Still a Silkworm Moth, not a Hawk Moth ;-)...

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Lovely!

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Please, note that is a Bombycidae, Silkworm Moth not a Hawk Moth.

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

It is not a Sphingidae, but a Bombycidae, Apatelodinae, Apatelodes pandara.

peter
peter 6 years ago

Thanks!

Latimeria
Latimeria 6 years ago

Looks like it could be a hawk moth, in the Sphingidae family.

Manaus, Brazil

Lat: -3.00, Long: -60.12

Spotted on Oct 15, 2010
Submitted on Oct 15, 2010

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