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Burnt-Cellopane Hooktip

Macrauzata fenestraria Moore, 1867

Description:

Pale yellow, medium sized moth with wings having many translucent areas and visible veins running through them. Its posterior part of the wings are folded up like children's paper boats. Has a large, thick and slightly crooked body. Wing span: 65 mm.

Habitat:

Semi-urban building surrounded by forests.

Notes:

Nature throws surprises every other day. And this moth is one. Really love this one!

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6 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

Possibly Macrauzata sp.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Thanks Wandering Naturalist for the comment.

Beautiful moths you're spotting!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Really, Sukanya and roemer1. Thanks anyway.

roemer1
roemer1 5 years ago

It's huge! And really pretty, wow! It kinda looks like an Eye-O moth to me.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Fabulous moth.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
Spotted by
DrNamgyalTSherpa

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on Apr 17, 2015
Submitted on May 13, 2015

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