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Hieroglyphic Moth

Dipthera festiva

Description:

This lovely moth is one of the most radiant in the area. It measures about 1.5" long. It is common.

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica, beginning of the dry season, lowland coastal elevation

Notes:

Spotted at night near an HID lamp.

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7 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 3 years ago

Thank you so much flown!

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 3 years ago

Gorgeous!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thank you Matilda. I am glad you enjoyed this spotting!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thanks Carol!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 6 years ago

Terrific! Awesome design and colors.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thank you Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Very beautiful, Larry!

LarryGraziano
Spotted by
LarryGraziano

Provincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 2, 2014

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