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Orion-owl moth

Moma alpium

Description:

~2.5cm moth in camouflage dress.

Habitat:

Have spotted it Nearby a granary. (n. r.)

Notes:

It's hungarian name is Orion-bagoly lepke (Orion-owl moth), what I have chosen to use as it's common name.

Also it seems, there is a North American equivalent:
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/12...

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Brian38
Brian38 8 months ago
Scarce merveille du jour
Moma alpium Moma alpium - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

syzygy
syzygy 8 months ago

Yeah, the 2nd in 8 years! I am really glad I could contribute some not that common!

BTW, have you seen my recent Newt spotting? (;

Brian38
Brian38 8 months ago

Your welcome, syzygy. Beautiful moth and only the second of that species posted on Project Noah.

syzygy
syzygy 8 months ago

Thanks for ID Brian!

syzygy
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Szentes, Hungary

Spotted on Jul 19, 2010
Submitted on Sep 20, 2020

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