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Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador

Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador

1. Please try to be as accurate as possible with your description and location. 2. Please try to upload clear photographs and include its size (aprox.) in the description. 3. I recommend to try to have very clear the antenna, the four wings and if possible, both the upper and lower side of the wings. 4. We need ONLY butterflies from Ecuador. Very good tips to get good butterfly pictures can be found at : http://www.exposureguide.com/butterfly-photography-tips.htm http://www.learnaboutbutterflies.com/Butterfly%20photography.htm Sign in to join mission

Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador
Created by

GustavoMorejon

Website 13 participants 93 spottings

According to the Smithsonian Institution, there are about 17,500 species of butterflies in the World. Ecuador is one of the 17 "Megadiversity countries" of the World, which means that probably a very big portion of such biodiversity is located within its borders. This mission will try to document the butterfly species of this country, its distribution and notes that can help us to increase our understanding of this beautiful creatures.

Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador

Lat: -2.92 Long: -79.01

Recent Spottings

Shag Carpet Caterpillar Tukup 3 0 Shag Carpet Caterpillar
Leafy Sphinx Moth Tukup 5 5 Leafy Sphinx Moth
White-tipped Black Tukup 3 2 White-tipped Black
Short-lined Kite Swallowtail Tukup 7 0 Short-lined Kite Swallowtail
Rusty-tipped Page Tukup 11 6 Rusty-tipped Page
Narrow-Winged Zygaenidae Tukup 3 4 Narrow-Winged Zygaenidae
Scarlet-tipped Wasp Mimic Moth Tukup 7 0 Scarlet-tipped Wasp Mimic Moth
Malachite Tukup 12 6 Malachite
Rothschild's Silk Moth Tukup 9 4 Rothschild's Silk Moth
Brown Longtail Tukup 6 0 Brown Longtail
Midnight Purplewing Tukup 10 9 Midnight Purplewing
White Saturniid Moth Tukup 6 8 White Saturniid Moth
Lappet Moth Tukup 2 3 Lappet Moth
Flannel Moth Tukup 1 4 Flannel Moth
Lappet moth LucindaWestwood 3 1 Lappet moth
Cucumber Moth johnjbladon 1 0 Cucumber Moth
Giant Silkworm johnjbladon 3 1 Giant Silkworm
Geometer moth LucindaWestwood 1 0 Geometer moth
Geometer moth LucindaWestwood 1 0 Geometer moth
Leopard Moth karenpedersen2 4 0 Leopard Moth
Unknown moth GustavoMorejon 16 12 Unknown moth
Spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Spotting
Unnamed spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Unnamed spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 3 0 Spotting
Dependens Emerald Moth johnjbladon 4 2 Dependens Emerald Moth
Spotting johnjbladon 2 1 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 1 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 0 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 0 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 5 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 2 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 0 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 1 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 0 1 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 2 0 Spotting
Sara Sailor KathieSedwick 16 3 Sara Sailor
Spotting johnjbladon 2 0 Spotting
Spotting johnjbladon 1 0 Spotting
Sphinx Moth johnjbladon 0 0 Sphinx Moth
Spotting Juan Mantilla - MJ Reichenbach 1 2 Spotting
Spotting GustavoMorejon 1 0 Spotting
White-tipped Black or Snowbush Spanworm GustavoMorejon 0 1 White-tipped Black or Snowbush Spanworm
Ghost butterfly / Mariposa fantasma GustavoMorejon 1 0 Ghost butterfly / Mariposa fantasma
Lasiocampid Moth Andreas Kay 5 6 Lasiocampid Moth
Caterpillar Andreas Kay 14 5 Caterpillar
Sunset Daggerwing Andreas Kay 34 7 Sunset Daggerwing
Spotting GustavoMorejon 4 2 Spotting

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Ornithoptera80 Tukup LucindaWestwood karenpedersen2
KathieSedwick Andreas Kay Juan Mantilla - MJ Reichenbach Jacob Gorneau
GustavoMorejon donatsea43 DebbyPlumleeLarsen johnjbladon
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