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Metalmark moth

Brenthia sp. (Choreutidae; Brenthiinae)

Description:

Small moth about 1 - 1.5 cm that mimicked the look and behaviour of a jumping spider (Salticidae); turns back towards threat and opens wings.

Habitat:

In corner of a garden of a seaside resort on Siquijor Island, Philippines. Seemed happy to show itself openly on the leaves of a small plant during the day. Found on the same plant the next day.

Notes:

Thanks to Leana Lahom-Cristobal for ID

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Yes Saydelah. Metalmark Moth, Brenthia sp. (Choreutidae; Brenthiinae).

Siquijor, Philippines

Lat: 9.11, Long: 123.57

Spotted on Feb 18, 2015
Submitted on Feb 22, 2015

Spotted for mission

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