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Emerald Moth

Hemithea sp.

Description:

dead specimen - wingspan 20mm

Habitat:

found around house surrounded by secondary jungle at approx. 1370m asl

Notes:

Lepidoptera; Geometridae; Geometrinae; Hemitheini

3 Comments

ornithoptera80
ornithoptera80 a month ago

I would agree because it is faded a little

Richard Ong
Richard Ong a month ago

@ornithoptera80 : thanks for the suggestion... but i think i would stay at the genus level for now as the moth is rather on the worn side as it was a dead specimen... thus making a positive species ID difficult.!

ornithoptera80
ornithoptera80 a month ago

It might be Hemithea tritonaria, because on inaturalist They are multiple spottings of them on Frasers hill.

Richard Ong
Spotted by
Richard Ong

Selangor, Malaysia

Lat: 3.71, Long: 101.74

Spotted on Dec 23, 2019
Submitted on Jan 2, 2020

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