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Dotted Moth

Metaemene collina

Description:

A small moth from the Noctuidae family at less than 8mm in body length. Wings consist of light brown marks and white lines that connect black spots. White head with hidden antennae. This Metaemene species is endemic to Borneo and not very common. All the Metaemene species are small and have similar dotted and checkered wing patterns. Little is known about this genus.

Habitat:

Kundasang highland rainforests, Sabah, Malaysia.

Notes:

Species ID thanks to Nuwan. >>>Map accuracy : 30m diameter.

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4 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Thank you KarenL and Nuwan.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Very pretty Chun!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Thank you very much Alicelongmartin.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Very Nice!

ChunXingWong
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ChunXingWong

Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Dec 12, 2009
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

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