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Description:

Colourful day-flying clearwing moth as in the photo.

Habitat:

Pristine rainforest at around 230 m.

Notes:

Fairly common in this area.


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6 Comments

IrinaSh
IrinaSh 2 years ago

Not at all.))

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

Thanks.
There are quite a few Cosmosoma species with similarities but also I think other ossibilities. I can never compare specimens with live ones.

IrinaSh
IrinaSh 2 years ago

Beautiful!
It's like to Cosmosoma sp.
http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxb...

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Busy, but I will check it later...

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

Thanks.
There are huge numbers of them and very few have an ID.
This was a very remote area so though common there could well not be seen much by anyone.

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk 2 years ago

beautiful spotting! have you tried looking into the wasp moth family?

Les Catchick
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Les Catchick

Las Piedras, Madre de Dios, Peru

Lat: -12.03, Long: -69.41

Spotted on Nov 10, 2017
Submitted on Nov 10, 2017

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