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Plume moth

Pterophoridae

Habitat:

Fotografada numa parede exterior uma casa rural, na zona limítrofe de uma aldeia, perto de uma área agrícola, de grande influência humana. Hora: 17 horas e 8 minutos, numa tarde de agosto. A estrada é de alcatrão. Photographed on a exterior wall at a rural home in the border zone of a village near an agricultural area, with large human influence. Time: 17 hours and 8 minutes in August.The road is Tarmac.

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Carlos Gomes
Carlos Gomes 7 years ago

Thank you all! :-)

stho002
stho002 7 years ago

Yes, Pterophoridae

Carlos Gomes
Carlos Gomes 7 years ago

I think you are correct, Malcom! Check out this two pages, just to confirme:
dserver1.fnal.gov/peterson/tom/Moths/Pterophoridae/Pterophoridae-Pages/Pterophoridae.html ; http://www.wildchicken.com/nature/garden... ... the second link, in the midle of the page, more or less...

Brown Plume Moth but not sure of Genus or species as there are many. Take a look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plume_moth

Carlos Gomes
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Spotted on Aug 5, 2012
Submitted on Jan 9, 2014

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