Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Opisthoxia Miletia Moth

Opisthoxia miletia


It came in the early evening, it flew like a butterfly and I could not get better pictures, too fast.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Maniacval 10 years ago
Opisthoxia miletia
Opisthoxia miletia Opisthoxia miletia -- Discover Life

Sign in to suggest organism ID


KarenL 10 years ago


Thank you for the ID Marval.

Thank you, Ashish Nimkar, I am searching.
Upside Down Moth has a resemblance just can find one like mine!

Thank you, alicelongmartin.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

This type mostly called Swallowtail or Upside Down Moth.

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Beautiful Moth!

Thank you J. I was so sure it was a Butterfly the way it behaved but a moth it is great also I am happy to know I may get it ID.Thank you again.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

It is a moth in the family Uraniidae. Nice spotting! I can't seem to find a match at the moment.

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 9, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

Related Spottings

Opisthoxia asopis Geometrid Moth Geometrid Moth Geometer moth

Nearby Spottings

Cicada Moth Eggs Spider Surfer Ant
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team