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Olepa Arctiid Moth

Olepa sp.

Description:

About 3cm in length. Brown with moss-coloured patches on the wings. Olepa is a genus of moths in the Arctiidae family. Most part of species occur in India and Sri Lanka, one species was described from Israel. Source: Wikipedia.

Habitat:

Spotted in the garage near the backyard.

Notes:

Compare with Olepa ricini: http://indiabiodiversity.org/observation...

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Arctiid moth
Olepa sp. Olepa


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1 Comment

Thank you Nuwan! ID updated.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 21, 2012
Submitted on Oct 23, 2012

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