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Green Noctuid Moth


Green and brown moth perfectly colored for hiding on mossy branches. About 2.5 cm in length. The underwings are a silvery grey in color. Family Erebidae.


Garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.

1 Species ID Suggestions

wavy lined heterocampa
Heterocampa biundata

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Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

I would agree with you bayucca after all it sort of looked different from h .biundata.I will try to find the ID for this species

bayucca 2 years ago

I agree with Notodontidae and Heterocampinae. I do not think it is Heterocampa biundata, the markings are not quite right. But a good start!
For me it looks more like Disphragis and/or Cecrita (change in genus!?). Closer, but not really matching ones are Meretricia, Bochica, Proba. I am not really happy with neither of the three. I will keep an eye on this one.

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San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 7, 2018
Submitted on Oct 11, 2018

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