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Castniomera Cane Borer

Castniomera drucei

Description:

A moth that was swimming (drowning) in the pool. I scooped him out and he finally dried off and started flying around.



1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca a month ago
Castniomera Cane Borer
Castniomera drucei Flickr

4 Comments

steveincr
steveincr a month ago

Thanks for the ID.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Wow good one bayucca... thanks.

bayucca
bayucca a month ago

Castnnidae, Castniomera drucei, female. A dayflying moth, not a butterfly, despite the clubbed antennae!
Yours is the female, here is the male:
http://www.eol.org/data_objects/32580940...
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/82...

maplemoth66
maplemoth66 a month ago

This is some kind of butterfly.

Puerto Cortés, Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.10, Long: -83.66

Spotted on Dec 31, 2016
Submitted on Jan 1, 2017

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