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Geometrid Moth

Perixera argyromma

Description:

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.

Habitat:

- Around the house and garden.

Notes:

- 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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3 Comments

Lanzz
Lanzz 5 years ago

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

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

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

Lanzz
Spotted by
Lanzz

Malaysia

Lat: 2.75, Long: 102.22

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

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