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Geometrid Moth

Perixera argyromma


This is a Geometrid Moth that i found on the wall of my house. It is pale brown in color, and it has large hindwings silvery spot (this one is blackened). Its wingspan is about 20 mm.


- Around the house and garden.


- This is a type of moth from family Geometridae (subfamily Sterrhinae). It is attracted to the light (possibly a nocturnal insect). Thanks to Psyche (Dr. Seow) for the ID.

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Lanzz 10 years ago

Thanks Jason and Wilson. A moth expert ID it as Perixera cf. argyromma...

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 10 years ago

Hello Lanzz, maybe you can start from subfamily Sterrhinae..

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Spotted on Jan 2, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2014

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