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Emerald Moth

Hemithea sp.


dead specimen - wingspan 20mm


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


Lepidoptera; Geometridae; Geometrinae; Hemitheini


Ornithoptera80 9 months ago

I would agree because it is faded a little

Richard Ong
Richard Ong 9 months 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 9 months ago

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

Richard Ong
Spotted by
Richard Ong

Pahang, Malaysia

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

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