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Midamia Moth

Callamesia midamia

Description:

The Cyclosia Midamia is a day flying moth with a slow, fluttering flight. It disguises itself to look like a butterfly called the blue crown. Cyclosia Midamia Produces its own poison made out of the chemical compound cyanide that can be extremely poisonous and sometimes deadly and can seriously harm humans. They excrete this liquid out of their legs.

Habitat:

Resting on a bush in Gibbon WLS, Assam, NE India


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Assam, India

Lat: 26.68, Long: 94.35

Spotted on Apr 11, 2016
Submitted on Dec 15, 2018

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