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Snouted Tigers Moth

Aganainae Asota caricae

Description:

Aganainae is a small subfamily of moths in the family Noctuidae, formerly placed in the family Arctiidae. It is ranked as a family by some authors.

Habitat:

Lowland

Notes:

Taxonomy: Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods Class Insecta - Insects Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths No Taxon : Moths Superfamily : Noctuoidea Family : Noctuidae Subfamily : Aganainae Genus : Asota Species : A.caricae Binomial name : Asota caricae (Fabricius, 1775) Further readings/notes available at: http://www.papua-insects.nl/insect%20ord... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asota_%28mo...

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3 Comments

joycecsy
joycecsy 7 years ago

Thank you ArgyBee!

It's helped by staying still for long enough for the shot.

joycecsy
joycecsy 7 years ago

Thank you Chief!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

What a beautiful little moth. I like the shots on glass.

joycecsy
Spotted by
joycecsy

Singapore, Singapore

Lat: 1.36, Long: 103.82

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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