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Tree Geometer Moth

Pingasa subpurpurea

Description:

A medium-sized moth that camouflages fairly well against the bark of pine trees, try spotting it in the last photo. Pingasa subpurpurea is one of the smallest species of its genus in Borneo. Pale greenish gray in color.

Habitat:

This species usually lives in lowlands but this individual is an exception, living up here in the Kundasang highlands, Sabah.

Notes:

Managed to obtain a (modified) photographs from my dad. >>>Map accuracy : 10m radius.

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5 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

A new photograph has been uploaded.
Photograph from my father.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Thank you too Bullinger.

Bullinger
Bullinger 8 years ago

Wow, beautiful!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Thank you Alice.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

The blending is fantastic!

ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Dec 13, 2009
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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