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Tiger Moth

Hypercompe sp.


I get this Moth here every so often with spotted wings and clear wings, I never Photograph them when the bottom of the wings are clear...This time I did.....Are the wings worn out or is it a different species?

No species ID suggestions


They just look so healthy except for that part of the wings. Thanks Machi and SG in CR.

SG in CR
SG in CR a year ago

Yeah, I'd say worn out. I get these too if I leave the porch light on and I think they just keep flying with their wings against the wall and it rubs the scales of the wings.

Machi a year ago

I think they are just worn out

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on Jul 30, 2017
Submitted on Jul 31, 2017

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