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Asian Gypsy moth

Lymantria dispar asiatica

Description:

Moth's wingspan approx. 3 cm (1.2 inches). ... This guy's antenna were UP - like he was signalling to the whole world "Merry Christmas!!!" :-)

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.


No species ID suggestions

12 Comments

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks Antonio!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Eric, if you're in the Antipolo area over New Year's Eve/Day - we're celebrating with friends here and you're welcome to join!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 2 years ago

beautiful

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks for your comments Carol, Randall and Eric!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 2 years ago

Nice one Ann. Hope you had a good holiday break :-)

Randall Lee
Randall Lee 2 years ago

Beautiful and mysterious, great pic Annvan!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 2 years ago

Cool feathery antennae. WOW!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

ID updated.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Serious (!) ID suggestion: Asian Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar). Anyone like to confirm? Thanks!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks for your comments iGooism and Karen!

Haha, Karen, indeed they're more like rabbit ears!
... Or antlers??
Hey, it's Santa's reindeer moth!! :-}

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Bugs bunny moth!

iGooism
iGooism 2 years ago

Looks amazing!! @@

Quiapo, Philippines

Lat: 14.60, Long: 120.98

Spotted on Dec 25, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2011

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