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Tiger moth

Chrysocale regalis

Description:

Irridescent multi-coloured nocturnal moth

Habitat:

High altitude cloud forest. Podocarpus refuge located between Loja and Malacatos in southern Ecuador.

8 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I apologize, I did a misspelling in the scientific name! It should be Chrysocale NOT Chrysocalis! Please, change, thanks!

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 9 years ago

Nice!!

LucindaWestwood
LucindaWestwood 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID - much appreciated - I will be putting many more on but have already identified them. :-)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Amazing. Beautiful!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Chrysocale regalis.
http://www.pbase.com/splluk/image/142588...

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

What a stunning first spotting! I certainly hope someone here can help with an ID! Welcome to Project Noah!

keithp2012
keithp2012 9 years ago

Stunning!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fabulous colours in there. Male.

LucindaWestwood
Spotted by
LucindaWestwood

Loja, Ecuador

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 10, 2013

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