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Castniomera Cane Borer

Castniomera drucei


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

Castniomera Cane Borer
Castniomera drucei Flickr


DanielePralong 11 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated Steve!

steveincr a year ago

Thanks for the ID.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Wow good one bayucca... thanks.

bayucca a year ago

Castnnidae, Castniomera drucei, female. A dayflying moth, not a butterfly, despite the clubbed antennae!
Yours is the female, here is the male:

maplemoth66 a year 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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